Temptation of the surreal

Amongst the countless images of religious figures, stories, ideas and themes, one in particular is the basis of this post: The Temptation of Saint Anthony. To precis: St Anthony was born around 251 in Egypt.  A Christian monk, who it is believed was one of the first to go into the wilderness.  His story is … Continue reading Temptation of the surreal

The blurry world of Dorothea Tanning

March struck and I was determined to do a little bit of travelling after Paris in January and New York last month, so London seemed an obvious decision with the temptation of a little surrealism with Dorothea Tanning. Being a girl, like to look my best but managed to stick my mascara brush in my … Continue reading The blurry world of Dorothea Tanning

Surreal Encounters at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Spent a day at the two parts of the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh.  Gallery Two wasn't to my liking but the permanent collection over in Gallery One is superb and I'm bound to have a post about that soon.  However, this trip had been made to go and see this exhibition which … Continue reading Surreal Encounters at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art