Collect 2020

International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design relocates toSomerset House for its 16th edition(27 February – 1 March 2020 / preview 26 February) The Crafts Council announces Collect will return for its 16th edition, presented for the first time at Somerset House in London.The Crafts Council founded Collect in 2004 with the aim to... Continue Reading →

Ancient and Modern by Renee So

An exhibition of new ceramic and textile works by Renee So, created during a residency at West Dean College. From Saturday 28 September until Sunday 12 January 2020 at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex. Just a week ago today, I was on my way to Sussex for work and pleasure. I hadn't... Continue Reading →

Picasso. The challenge of ceramics

50 unique works of art from the collections of the Musée National Picasso in Paris, on display at MIC Faenza from November 1st 2019 to April 13th 2020 in dialogue with the sources that inspired the artist 50 unique pieces from the collections of the Musée National Picasso-Paris will be on display at the MIC in Faenza,... Continue Reading →

Pasquino by Catherine Story. An exhibition

Cooke Latham Gallery, a new space for contemporary art located in London’s Battersea will open its third exhibition PASQUINO by Catherine Story on the 6 September. Catherine Story’s practice explores the intersections between two and three dimensionality, and the space between sculpture and painting. Informed by one another, her sculptural and painted works are theatrically... Continue Reading →

Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things

Magdalene Odundo OBE is one of the world’s most esteemed artists working in the field of ceramics. This major exhibition - from 3 August to 15 December 2019 - at the Sainsbury Centre, will bring together more than 50 of Odundo’s works. They will be shown alongside a large selection of objects chosen by Odundo... Continue Reading →

Moderna Museet: Warhol 1968

Andy Warhol, Brillo Soap Pads Box,, 1968 © 2018 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / ARS, New York Bildupphovsrätt 2019 During our Scandinavian trip we had the fortune to stop in Malmö visiting dear friends from my London life. In Malmo there is this cute Museum of Modern Art (paired with an other one... Continue Reading →

The Rule of Dreams. Fornasetti in Venice.

How lucky I am. My dear friend Adriana is still exploring Venice these days. And the Biennale Arte 2019 is the perfect location for dreaming and getting inspired. Adriana mentioned to me the amazing installations at the T Fondaco dei Tedeschi, amazing art in this amazing building. You can read a bit more about it... Continue Reading →

Future Cities. An exhibition

A season of exhibitions and events exploring imagined urban spaces at the intersection of art and architecture.  From August to December 2019 ‘Future Cities’ brings together artists working with art and architecture, from Beijing to Manchester through a programme of free exhibitions, talks, film screenings, videogaming and more. The season explores the buildings, people and... Continue Reading →

British Surrealism: 1783–1952 : An exhibition

Marion Adnams - The Distraught Infanta -L'infante égarée, 1944. Photo: Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images Dulwich Picture Gallery’s opening show of 2020 will be the first major exhibition to explore the origins of surrealist art in Britain. Almost 100 years since the birth of surrealism in the 1920s, the exhibition will position British Surrealism... Continue Reading →

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things - An exhibitionNational Portrait Gallery, Londonuntil 7 June 2020 Cecil Beaton’s portraits from a golden age will be brought together the first time in a major new exhibition opening at the National Portrait Gallery, London, in March 2020. Featuring around 150 works, many of which are rarely exhibited, Cecil Beaton’s Bright... Continue Reading →

Materials Matter: an exhibition

Bjork Haraldsdottir - stoneware Jacy Wall – ‘Big Stripes’ woven tapestry in wool, silk & linen Bringing an exciting collaboration to the Select A rt Trail in 2019 will be ceramicist Björk Haraldsdóttir and textile artist and printer Jacy Wall in 'Materials Matter' Two artists collaborate to bring a dazzling show of pattern and colour... Continue Reading →

Sightlines: an exhibition

Matthew Harris ‘Sightlines’: A collaboration between artists Matthew Harris (constructed textiles), Helen Carnac (metals / mixed media) and David Gates (contemporary furniture). Bringing innovation in an exciting new collaboration Saturday 4th May – Sunday 2nd June 2019 - MUSEUM IN THE PARK, Stroud ‘Sightlines’ as an idea began in 2009 when both David Gates and... Continue Reading →

Raw Materials: Plastic

Discover plastics' history in east London Photo credits: Halex combs, c1910-1940, courtesy Vestry House Museum, London Borough of Waltham Forest, photo Rob Harris Raw Materials explores the forgotten industrial history of plastics in east London around the River Lea. The exhibition reveals the story of east London’s central role in the invention and early development... Continue Reading →

Radioactive Boglach – Aimee Lax

Yesterday morning I drove to the New Brewery Arts in Cirencester, not far from our new nest in the South Cotswolds. I recently started to take more ceramics classes to supporto my new clay road. And then in the new classroom I met my new teacher, Aimee .. a very talented artist .. not only... Continue Reading →

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