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Category: Exhibitions

An Unforgotten Life

I recently went to the superb exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery about Charles II and his art collection.  There were four magnificent full length portraits hanging together, all of which were fascinating but this one I found very moving.

https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/405667/bridget-holmes-1591-1691

 

Podcast!

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Rachel Kneebone at the Foundling

Graeme Simsion

Forms In Space….

which has made me think of Pigs In Space but never mind.

 

Just back from seeing this installation in Tate Britain by Cerith Wyn Evans. 2km of neon lighting.  Getting  the thing up must have been a bit of a headache.  Even while I was there some of the neon failed.  It looks a right mess but as you walk under it, it simplifies out and repeated patterns catch the eye.  Rather calming after a while.

There’s an Evening Standard interview with him if you want to know more.

…and Pictures

I went to see the Beyond Caravaggio exhibition at the National Gallery this week.   Knowing Caravaggio mostly through his Boy Bitten By A Lizard, which I dislike, I was stopped in my tracks by his other paintings in the exhibition

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