Blue, blue,electric blue: Yves Klein – Exhibition at Tate Liverpool

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/exhibition/yves-klein Cannot get Bowie's Sound and Vision out of my head following this week's culture visit.  Having seen one of Klein's blue canvases at the Pompidou Centre, I was intrigued to see what a whole room would look like and what you find on the top floor of Tate Liverpool is actually mind-blowing.  International Klein … Continue reading Blue, blue,electric blue: Yves Klein – Exhibition at Tate Liverpool

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Would you credit it-I like Pollock! 

Of all the art movements I've been trying to get to grips with, Abstract Expressionism is the one I have hadthe most  trouble with. I've been thinking it's like reading James Joyce. His early works are like the Impressionists, you understand the story but the language blurs that understanding at times. Then you move onto … Continue reading Would you credit it-I like Pollock! 

Art Turning Left

Tate Liverpool curated an excellent exhibition based around the premise that Art can set you free.  It was an opportunity to see the Death of Marat up close and personal, which was too good to miss.     To complement my experiences, I drew on a variety of sources to put together this document of … Continue reading Art Turning Left

Liverpool Biennial August 2014 Part One

THE CHALLENGE: To visit 10 exhibits linked to the Liverpool Biennial Getting Started Success for any trip is a good hotel. Stayed at Z Hotel on North John Street. Room was comfy, staff were friendly and there was complimentary wine and cheese in the evening. It was rude to refuse!   First Stop: The Old … Continue reading Liverpool Biennial August 2014 Part One