Posts Tagged: Art

You’ve Been Had

Street Art – Woburn Sands – England

Don McCullin Retrospective

I recently spent a morning at Tate Britain viewing the Don McCullin retrospective. Don McCullin is one of my favourite photographers; I originally came across his autobiography Unreasonable Behaviour in a book shop and was fascinated by his life and images. McCullin is perhaps best known as a war photographer, something he’s uneasy about, feelingContinue Reading ›

DO Design by Alan Moore

Last month I had the pleasure of seeing Alan Moore, author of DO Design, give a talk on Creating Enduring Beauty. Ahead of seeing Alan talk I re-read DO Design and was struck by this passage: The purpose of the work for the Shakers was as much to benefit the spirit as it was toContinue Reading ›

This Is Not My Beautiful House

I love this brilliant little sketch from my talented daughter, makes me smile every time I look at it.

Distraction Sickness – Part Two

Earlier this year I took my daughter to the National Gallery in London, which houses one the most amazing collections of pre-Twentieth Century art in the world. Surrounded by incredible art from Van Gogh, Turner, Monet, Matisse, Cezanne, Vermeer to name just a few favourites an inexplicable number of visitors seemed more intent on the virtual worldContinue Reading ›