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Back to it

It’s really hard to get back into working again after taking a break – short as it was.  I just feel sometimes that my time is stretched  to its limits…family, work, house things.  It must be wonderful  to just have […]

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June!

Hello Fans, so what’s new? Well with me, a shiny revamped website. I decided to go with images from the Spode works in an attempt to ‘build’ the atmosphere of my working environment. You may recognize some of the images […]

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Markus Lüpertz, Zelt - dithyrambisch (Tent - dithyrambic), 250x340cm distemper on canvas, 1965. Photo: Stephen Palmer
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Now Showing #248: The week’s top exhibitions

Exhibitions in London, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nottingham and Salford feature in this week’s selection of must-see shows including Markus Lüpertz’s Tent Paintings, 1965, Alia Pathan’s Fire Rooster and Chantal Joffe’s Personal Feeling is the Main Thing.

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Cornelius Quabeck, 203 Wilton Street (11.1.18), acrylic on linen, 2018, 22“ x 20“
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Why artists move: Cornelius Quabeck

Originally from Germany, Glasgow-based painter Cornelius Quabeck first spent time in the city during a two-month artist residency in 2011. He talks to Dan Thompson about living and working in Düsseldorf, London and San Francisco, and the reasons that brought him back to Scotland in 2016.

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Dividing up the space

Dividing up the space Why as artists do we do what in our art? Is there always a clear answer? How much of what we do is planned and delivered according to plan and how much is instinctive or happy […]

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Paul McDevitt, Voll Rath, 224x149cm charcoal, pastel on paper, 2016. Photo: Florian Balze; Courtesy: Farbvision and Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
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Why artists move: Paul McDevitt

In 2015, Scottish artist Paul McDevitt set up Farbvision, a project space in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district that presents solo exhibitions and is also home to the INFINITE GREYSCALE record label. He talks to Dan Thompson about his reasons for relocating from the UK, and the artistic freedom and financial reality of life in his adopted home.

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A new painting

Well I think it worked out. Went back to my default mode and made an observational drawing which enabled me to reconsider the scale and details of the flowers, among other things. Then when I went back to the painting […]

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Khadija Saye, Peitaw, 2017. From the series: Dwelling: in this space we breathe. Photograph, wet plate collodion tintype on metal. 250 x 200 mm. On loan from Vinyl Factory. Image courtesy of the Estate of Khadija Saye
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Grenfell Tower Inquiry hears tributes to artist Khadija Saye

In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Edinburgh Art Festival announce artists for 2018 Commissions Programme; Alison Wilding and Adam Kershaw create memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism; Hockney painting sells for £21.1m, breaking auction record for the artist; Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine folds.

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Patrick Heron, Five Discs : 1963, 1963,  Oil paint on canvas, Private collection, © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018
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Now Showing #246: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.

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