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Why Hieronymous Bosch isn’t weird. Thoughts on cultural context.
There has been an increase in stories in the press about the return of cultural objects to their place of origin. Such as Moai are family and return looted art to Africa. One discussion has centred on the benefits of … Continue reading
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The Venice Biennale, a guide and a review
How does it work? There are two main venues. 1. The Arsenale. A massive historic building. It has lots of artist’s works grouped by theme, plus a few pavilions. A pavilion is a space that represents a country, with art from … Continue reading
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Ken Hughes. A growing legacy.
A while ago I wrote a blog about artist Ken Hughes because I owned a sculpture by him. I commented at the time that he seemed to have had a successful artistic life but that there was little about him … Continue reading
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Ken Hughes. An artist’s life. But what legacy?
This little plaster sculpture of a female head belonged to my Grandma, Mary Cockett. She lived in a sewing box (the head not my Grandma…) for several years. Recently I rediscovered her. She’s by an artist called Ken Hughes. I … Continue reading
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