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Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker OBE, RA is an English sculptor and installation artist born 1956. She is well known for her large scale installations such as ‘Cold Dark Matter’ An Exploded View, 1991, a reconstruction of an exploded shed, and Anti-Mass 2005. In a series … Continue reading

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‘Do Not Abandon Me’ – Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin

In my last post about Tracey Emin I mentioned some of the artists that she had exhibited her work alongside. ‘Do Not Abandon Me’  is a collaboration between Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin consisting of sixteen intimate works. Although 2 … Continue reading

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Tracey Emin

‘Emin’s drawings are full of anger and sentimentality, and that is why they are effective as they are. They are new and unpleasant. Her honesty and her trust in her own feelings, has made her avoid making beautiful drawings.’ An … Continue reading

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Contemporary Drawing – Scale

I return again to Margaret Davidson’s book Contemporary Drawing – Key Concepts and Techniques for my source of reference and inspiration. I have read or tried to read many other articles about contemporary drawing on the internet and delved through other books … Continue reading

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Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015

I decided to write this post before and after I visited the Jerwood Drawing Prize, so that I could find out as much about it before I went and then write about my thoughts on it after my visit. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Jerwood Drawing Prize

I have been late in writing this months contemporary drawing blog and was planning to write about the Jerwood Drawing Prize. 60 works by 58 artists have been selected for this year’s exhibition which will be held 16th September – … Continue reading

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Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin 1912-2004 I recently went to the Tate Modern to see the Agnes Martin exhibition that has just opened. I didn’t really know much about her but I was curious as although her work is quite hard to make out … Continue reading

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