Posts made in June, 2015

Sonia Delaunay at the Tate

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Exhibitions | 0 comments

Sonia Delaunay at the Tate

Rather busy lately – but wanted to recommend the Sonia Delaunay exhibition at Tate Modern – went with a friend rather on a whim and was bowled over by her work. Interested that early on she did a patchwork quilt cover for her baby’s cradle which looked exactly like one of her wonderful abstract paintings. It was particularly interesting because she would have been criticised at a quilting show because the finishing was not very neat! The impact was amazing. Sonia had a long life and this exhibition takes you through every part of it. She lost her husband early on in the...

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Design Essentials

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Discussion, Exhibitions | 0 comments

Design Essentials

Thwarted by broadband problems for a couple of days. Having another coffee morning at Design Essentials in Saffron Walden tomorrow which will be great fun. I am coming to the end of my stint there which has been very enjoyable, giving me lots of opportunities to visit the shop with friends and family. I am also getting ready to take some of my prints over to the Haddenham Galleries near Ely tomorrow where I will be exhibiting over the summer. I have been doing some more work lately on some images from an 18th century (almost 19th century as published in 1800) children’s book of animals...

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