Monthly Archives: May 2015

A return visit to Merlyn Chesterman

I’ve been back walking the coast path; this time passing around Hartland Point. I took the opportunity to stay at Merlyn’s house for bed and breakfast for two nights. A wonderful place for an artist, with woodcut prints on the … Continue reading

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Paris

I had a quick trip to Paris last week with my friend Joanna. We went to see some off beat exhibitions of contemporary art. I’ll write about some of them at more length in due course by here is a … Continue reading

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The Uses of Art

I have just finished ‘Contemporary Art: A Very short introduction’. I said something about it in a previous post. I think the author is grappling with the problem of art’s purpose; there is a implication in the book that ideal … Continue reading

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New pot by Adam Buick

I collect pottery, in particular modern hand crafted pots in the Leach tradition. My Mum has always bought handmade pots, and I acquired the habit from her, buying a few every year of my adult life. Which now means I … Continue reading

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