Category Archives: Art and life

The Shard is rising

The Shard, to be the tallest building in Europe, is rising across the road from our small London pad. It is a strange symbol. Glass, glass everywhere – vulnerable? Strong? The demise of the British Empire seems to be en-captured … Continue reading

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Fiona Hall is an inspiration…

An article about this wonderful artist in today’s Financial Review Magazine reminds me how special are her creations. The first work of hers that I ever saw has stayed with me in dream images (both day and night) ever since: … Continue reading

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Nudes and Lucien Freud

Two stimulating but disturbing art exhibitions in London provided more food for thought than is manageable in one head! Mine at least. So I start with just one. Lucien Freud paints nudes as no one has ever painted nudes before … Continue reading

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