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Style & Trashion

I am delighted to have been invited by Kenny Jackson-Forrest to contribute images to Trashion Forward, a ‘coffee table style’ book which he plans to publish in time for Fashion Revolution Week April 2018. The book will include content from … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different …

I’m honoured to have been asked to take part in a project to decorate a dog kennel (!) for the Blue Cross charity for pets. The decorated dog kennels will be exhibited in a trail throughout London in Summer 2018, … Continue reading

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Portrait Finished!

It seems I’ve been working for ever on a double portrait for a couple in Australia.              (In reality, it’s only been 4 months, fitted in around family and community projects.)          … Continue reading

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Further Unexpected Art History in Devon …

I am happy to report that The Great Wave, after Hokusai (II) was recently purchased by an art enthusiast from Stogumber, N. Devon. This necessitated delivery of the work to the village: an adventure into unknown territory! Discovering Stogumber church was … Continue reading

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Historical Creative Genius in Devon

A few days ago, I visited A la Ronde, a property near Exmouth in Devon owned by the National Trust. This sixteen-sided building was designed and built in 1796 by cousins Jane and Mary Parminter. Inspired by their Grand Tour … Continue reading

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Words and Buttons

 Jason Noble from Words and Pictures gallery has sent me this from ‘The Language of Things’ by Hito Steyerl: ‘…modest and even abject objects are hieroglyphs in whose dark prism social relations lay congealed and in fragments…In this perspective, a … Continue reading

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Pictures from an Exhibition

From the Private View of Contemporary Classics on Friday 26 May, Words and Pictures Gallery, Teignmouth               (until 9 June) A very enjoyable evening! (Apologies for poor quality images, taken on my phone!)   … Continue reading

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