A new exhibition in the Lake District explores the relationship between humility and ambition with ‘quiet’ works by 10 artists that in different ways evoke the spirit of Kurt Schwitters. Pippa Koszerek reports.
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Owners of pioneering Dadaist Kurt Schwitters’ last remaining Merzbau project call on Arts Council England and Tate to help rescue badly damaged site.
My creative reflections were all discussed in my previous blog post. I discovered more than just artistic revelations on my residency. Now I am back from Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn in Cumbria, I am pushed back into city life. I […]
On the last day on my residency at the Merz Barn in Cumbia it was time to reflect on my thoughts over the duration of the week. As I mentioned in a previous post, I had stapled a huge sheet […]
Arriving at the Cylinders Estate; the location of Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn in Cumbria, last Monday was like entering a little bubble. A bubble where life is simple and pure. Fellow artist Alana Tyson and I were to be artists-in-residence […]
I love the sun more than most and am certainly trying to enjoy it while it lasts. With a busy summer ahead, including; moving my studio within Rogue Artists’ Studios this week (I will now be located on the 4th […]
Merz Barn, Elterwater, Lake District, Ambleside
16 – 22 July 2012