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A New Geometry of fear :: the road from Smithson to Nelson

I’ve mentioned Robert Smithson before in a previous post and still haven’t quite satisfied myself (and probably never will) that whatever I’ve read and written about his work Asphalt Rundown adequately describes the profound influence this work has had on a particular type of environmental art. Had Smithson survived into this decade, our account of […]

Diverse Methods: My RBSA Friends Commendation and the M6

A short two week show at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists starting this week gives me pause to consider divergent steams in my own practice and cause to celebrate the societies ‘Highly Commended’ endorsement and the diversity of art in Birmingham. First of all I have to say how delighted I am to be recognised for […]

From the Guild to the Academy: the rise and rise of ‘International Art English’

From the Guild to the Academy: the rise and rise of ‘International Art English’ We live in a different time to the artist run guilds of Vermeer et al, our culture has changed, and the philosophy has changed. Art, as taught by some at the academy, influenced as they are by the thesis provided by […]

Open Studios Stourbridge

Press Release for  Open Studios  Stourbridge                                                                                                     […]