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The benefits of a good habit

It is said that it takes 66 days to establish a habit. Well, I am now well passed that point with the #BlackSquares365 project so I guess it has become habitual for me – a good habit I hope. It […]

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Pocket-money pieces

I began writing this post a few weeks ago but was interrupted by having to cope with the worst cold I have ever had. I managed to keep doing my #BlackSquares365 piece every day, but this blog got put on […]

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The Infinite, Happy Game

The art of iconic Georgian artist, Levan Lagidze whose exhibition ‘Bach Exercises’ runs from 19 November – 8 December 2018

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How important are rules?

Here I am after 11 days of this project and I am running up against a problem. It’s not the problem of lack of discipline: with a history of success in two year-long serial art projects in the bag I’m […]

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Where it all began

I am not intending to post every piece I make in the #BlackSquares365 project on this blog on a daily basis. I will reserve that for Twitter and Instagram. Eventually, I hope I will be able to document it all […]

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Gene Expression

For all posts regarding my Immunotherapy and T-cell project with Oxford University researcher Anina Graedel with the Wellcome Trust, please go to: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/gene-expression/

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KALEIDOSCOPE: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

KALEIDOSCOPE: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art looks at the radical changes that took place in British abstract art during the 1960s, with the use of industrial materials and vivid colour. It focuses especially on the growing cross-fertilization between […]

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Barcelona Pavilion

Fig. 1 Gillian Lock-Bowen, Pavilion, 2017 The Barcelona Pavilion was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) as the German National Pavilion for the Barcelona International Exhibition, 1929. An analysis of this building reflects the aims I have pursued […]

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Didn’t We Believe We Were Something?

Offering No10 of 50 Collages Before Christmas Didn’t We Believe We Were Something?  is the piece mentioned in the last post about which I was undecided how to proceed. I decided to go with the easy it wanted to go […]

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Love in Spiritual Art

This is my latest painting, entitled ‘Love’ in my series of Spiritual Art for the Twenty First Century, its in acrylics on a chunky canvas. I believe love features in many religions. I first did a watercolour sketch, the pink […]

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Paradise

I finally finished a painting on ‘Paradise’ that I had been working on for ages. It wouldn’t be paradise if one doesn’t like pink, obviously! I suppose they are evangelistic works, trying to engage people with spiritual issues, in answer […]

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Eden

I recently finished an abstract painting of ‘Eden’, part of a series trying to look afresh at spiritual ideas, re-interpreting the ideas for the twenty-first century. I haven’t had much feedback about it, it took a long time to do, […]

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Twenty First Century Spiritual Art

This is my blog about my current series of spiritual art, seeking a meditative view of the universe, with abstract paintings of people and places.

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Watch How I created Sunflowers Commission (in red)

A Short film on how I created the Sunflowers Commission (in red) for a client. The Sunflowers Commission (in red) is inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflower Series. The abstract drawing has been produced with ink, bubbles, watercolour, pencil and coloured […]

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