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not matisse

A viewing of the Matisse cutouts with Judith and Francis – such a treat to be able to see them without too many people there. They are wonderfully joyful – sets you up for the […]

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expose the young

The Martin Creed was such fun we decided to take Ricky. He loved MOTHERS, thought the explanation was very funny: ‘when you’re small your mother is always big. So it seemed like a good reason […]

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girls’ day out

Jane R and I went to the Martin Creed at the Hayward, and then on to Brindisa for lunch. The exhibition was such fun – a huge rotating metal beam so big that they had […]

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art with a view

Exploits in Istanbul 6.1 After a morning of useful things – doing the washing and buying stringy cheese and artichoke hearts (but not Turkish waiters’ trays, as although the tray bit comes off, the tripod […]

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gallivanting 3

The Jerwood Gallery in Hastings is a lovely building, although they clearly haven’t quite worked out what to do about the seagull guano streaks on the glazed black tiles. It works really well with the […]

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textiles and fashion

Unmistakable head-shot at the opening of a lovely show at the Fashion & Textile Museum, courtesy Judith. As well as Artist Textiles (Picasso to Warhol) there was a whole room of Sarah Campbell’s work – […]

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