‘Radical Beauty’ – Helen Frankenthaler at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Helen Frakenthaler, once the queen of abstract expressionism, in a world of big male egos, also made floatingly beautiful woodcut prints alongside her large scale, stained canvases. Dulwich Picture Gallery continues it’s run of excellent exhibitions with ‘Radical Beauty’, it’s survey of not only Frankenthaler’s prints, but also how she made them. I visited recently …

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The High Places

Why are we drawn to ancient sites? And what is it that has always drawn humans to these special places? First of all what do I mean by ancient sites? This is my own definition really- a place where there’s evidence of human use going back at least thousands of years- Stone Age, Bronze Age, …

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The Power of Play

If you follow me on Instagram, some of you may know that I’ve been taking the Creative Visionary Programme this year- an online 12 week course led by Nicholas Wilton. The premise is essentially trying out the principles taught each week on 30x30cm panels- using acrylics. This is quite a challenge for me-partly as I …

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