Monthly Archives: February 2015

Dahn Vo at Marian Goodman Gallery

Yesterday I went to see this exhibition as part of the gallery visit course . As I reflect on it I have a very strong negative response to it. I often see things I don’t like, or that doesn’t interest … Continue reading

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CPPP- playing around with overhead projectors

Last week we had some fun with overhead projectors – a room full of them!

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Vienna – Contemporary art in the Secession

After the grandeur of the historic art it was a welcome rest to see a contemporary exhibition in the Secession, an interesting building in itself. Klimt’s Beethoven murals are there (in part, like ancient Roman remains). The show was curated … Continue reading

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Vienna – Kunsthistorische museum and Velasquez

The Kunsthistorische museum is the more extravagant treasure box ever! Amazing marble halls, purpose built for the Hapsburg’s collections. Oh wow! and what things! For me the best things were the Breugals, so familiar from Christmas cards, and so fabulous … Continue reading

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Vienna – Hundertwasser

Last week I went to Vienna with my friend Kate to see art and eat cake. I’m a fan of Hundertwasser, and have always wanted to see the Hundertwasser house, so we went there, and also to the museum. Crazy … Continue reading

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Concrete Poetry

Last Saturday I went to a workshop in Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge about concrete poetry, as part of the Ian Hamilton Findlay exhibition. It was quite biased to poetry, rather than visual arts. I am not a poet and it … Continue reading

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Factory

The theme of the Contemporary Practice course this term is ‘Factory’. This has taken us away from art theory, and also our own individual making, to consider other ways that artists make art. Most people’s experience of art making is … Continue reading

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