Posts made in February, 2016

Tagzee Remembered – turning an idea into an exhibition

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Tagzee Remembered – turning an idea into an exhibition

Tagzee Remembered – turning an idea into an exhibition

Putting together a retrospective exhibition is always a challenge. The aim is to give a balanced reflection of the artist's creative output, but that often involves making hard choices about what can be included and what has to be left out. When the exhibition is also a commemoration of a much-loved friend, then the need to show the artist's work and talent to best advantage is made all the more difficult. See the new video celebrating Tagzee's artwork produced by Aaron Little (on YouTube, 3.24 minutes) Mark Jennings and I, the co-curators of Tagzee Remembered, faced just such a challenge in putting together a commemorative exhibition for him. Following...

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Between Saxons and Shakespeare

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Between Saxons and Shakespeare

Between Saxons and Shakespeare

Cafe Art exhibition in Somerset House this month With Saxon ruins, separated by perspex, below us and the Shakespeare's Will exhibition opening above us, we felt very much a part of London last night as we opened the latest collaborative Cafe Art Home Is Where The Art Is exhibition in the lower ground Archeology Room of King's College London's The Dickson Poon School of Law in Somerset House. From artists who attend art groups for people affected by homelessness, including St Mungo's, Crisis, SHP, 240 Project and Art Fitzrovia, the special private viewing was with the artists and the King's College London's student-led Hot Chocolate Society. The Hot...

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