Lest we forget? IWM North

At the end of this interactive, immersive exhibition, we are asked to consider the question posed by its title and vote on a scale of how in danger of 'forgetting' the First World War we are. The title is normally to be found on war memorials all over the world. Originally used by Rudyard Kipling … Continue reading Lest we forget? IWM North

Advertisements

Wyndham Lewis:Life, Art, War

After visiting the exhibition at IWM North, it seemed right to write about this particular twisted, bitter genius!  http://www.dailyartdaily.com/wyndham-lewis-life-art-war/

My 100th Post: The 1910 Room at The Tate

To celebrate my 100th post, I thought a quick look at my favourite art period was called for. These two photographs epitomise what it is I love about the 1910 room at The Tate. I hadn't considered the way in which the pieces are placed together before so decided to photograph the statues alongside the … Continue reading My 100th Post: The 1910 Room at The Tate

“What does matter?” “Nothing.” The enigma that was Edward Burra

Was just rummaging on YouTube and came across this documentary by Andrew Graham Dixon on the artist, Edward Burra.  I never tell anybody anything.    I came across The Snack Bar at Tate Britain and was interested in the lasciviousness of the scene, but hadn't explored the artist any further...until now. Burra's work spanned the … Continue reading “What does matter?” “Nothing.” The enigma that was Edward Burra

David Bomberg: When a Vorticist is not a Vorticist

I have been purchasing old exhibition catalogues and two are of particular interest at the moment: Wyndham Lewis and Vorticism: The Tate Gallery, 6th July -19th August, 1956 and one from the 2nd March-9th April 1967 retrospective of David Bomberg. Everywhere I go at the moment, there seems to be a Bomberg.  Love popping into … Continue reading David Bomberg: When a Vorticist is not a Vorticist

Expressionism, Cubism and Vorticism at Higgins Bedford

I have developed a real love of Vorticism and the artists associated with that movement.  When this exhibition popped up, I had to make a decision whether a 90 minute drive was worth the chance that I would see some of the works of my favourite artists... it was! This exhibition was beautifully lit and … Continue reading Expressionism, Cubism and Vorticism at Higgins Bedford