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Roger Law

I very much enjoyed a talk given by Roger Law in aid of the Wells United Charities, in Norfolk this week.  Law, as one half of Luck & Flaw created the fantastically satirical Spitting Image for television in the 1980s & 90s.  … Continue reading

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BOOK LAUNCH!

My new biography of the English-born, Barbadian-resident painter Janice Sylvia Brockis  OUT NOW published by I.B. Tauris.  The book launch is Thursday 23rd Januaryat Sugar Hill, St James, Barbados – to be opened by Sir Cliff Richard.  If you are … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art of Jeremy Gardiner Unfolding Landscape

My review of Jeremy Gardiner’s beautifulnew book is out now in the Art Quarterlymagazine. Read a PDF here. Jeremy Gardiner (1957- ) aims to help us experience the changing face of the earth through his art and to this end … Continue reading

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A Bigger (Digital) Splash

David Hockney, perhaps Britain’s most famous living artist, has never been one to shy away from the use of new technology. Whilst a student at the Royal College of Art he embraced acrylic paints when they were still quite new … Continue reading

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Wonderful new Graham Sutherland show at Oxford

A marvellous new exhibition of around 80 pen & ink drawings, watercolours and gouaches has just opened at Modern Art Oxford. These rarely seen works on paper, borrowed from private collections and mostly regional museums (no doubt where much of … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

It has been ten years since the devastating attacks on the World Trade Centre and many tributes and analyses are appearing in the media. So much has been written on the astounding and tragic events of 9/11, both at the … Continue reading

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David Hockney: I’m very busy painting England

It was good to hear David Hockney speak of his love of nature when interviewed forBBC’s Front Row tonight. He said that England was a beautiful country and we should all get out more and see it. He also called … Continue reading

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New Project with Janice Sylvia Brock

I’m thrilled to be working with English-born, Barbadian-resident artist Janice Sylvia Brock to edit her forthcoming book which tells the fascinating and inspiring story of her life. Her paintings are full of the life, colour and warmth of the Caribbean. … Continue reading

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