Monthly Archives: April 2015

International Art English

One of the things that has been bothering me about contemporary art is the difficulty I have in reading a lot of what is written about it. I pick up artist’s statements at shows, fully intending to read them carefully … Continue reading

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Socks

On a lighter note, I’ve just knitted a pair of socks, and I really like the results. The relevance to art work is that these are ‘accidental’. The wool is space dyed in rainbow colours, and is designed to knit … Continue reading

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Contemporary art and economics

I am reading a very good book: Contemporary Art A Very Short Introduction by Julian Stallabrass. It is a thin book, but the subtitle is misleading – it is taking me ages to read. I have been surprised by it; … Continue reading

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“Just a hobby?”

I was chatting to my neighbour today and she asked me the heart sink question – “what are you doing these days?”. I freeze and know that I will fail again to give a satisfactory answer. I mutter something about … Continue reading

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