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KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

One of the highlights of this year so far has been catching the work of New York based artist KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The park combines contemporary and modern art with nature, with sculptures and works of art by some of the world’s finest artists dotted about 500 acres of countryside. It provided the perfect backdrop to … Continue reading

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

We have been kept under house arrest by the weather over here in the north west of England. So far the Easter holidays have been chock full of rain, wind, hail, sleet, more rain and umm, more wind. So it is with great delight I can tell you about a wonderful place to visit to escape … Continue reading

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  One of the highlights of 2014 has been revisiting Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the winner of the Art Fund Museum of the Year. The park combines contemporary and modern art with nature, with sculptures and works of art by some of the world’s finest artists dotted about 500 acres of countryside. The park also features … Continue reading

Harris Open Exhibition

Harris Open Exhibition

I’ve just finished preparing two pieces of photography for the Harris Open Exhibition. I have long enjoyed taking photos, usually of friends or family but never thought I had any real talent. It was something of a hobby, a way of remembering nights out and events. Over the past couple of years I have turned … Continue reading

Transmitting Andy Warhol at Tate Liverpool

Transmitting Andy Warhol at Tate Liverpool

We took the train to Liverpool today to catch the Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Warhol’s work has long appealed to myself and my son, owing to the bright colours and pop imagery. He created very accessible art, working across a range of media. The exhibition highlights his work in the different areas; from … Continue reading

Art in the Garden

Art in the Garden

Nestled in the Ribble Valley, just a stonesthrow from Whitewell, is the little hamlet of Cow Ark. This tiny village is home to potter Jan Lord. Working from home she draws inspiration from her picturesque surroundings; crafting hares, foxes, dogs, cats, horses and other animals from clay. Next month she is set to open her … Continue reading