Neil Simone’s art is both extremely complex, and extremely accessible. Not only are his natural landscapes light, aesthetically pleasing and clear, but each one is imbued with meaning.
As an undergraduate in history of art at Cambridge, I remember struggling with the ‘feminist theory’ class. I found it hard to stomach what was being taught, which (it seemed) was concretely the rejection of all art which treated the female body as desirable. ‘Feminist’ art as it was presented to us seemed to embody anger and hate. Continue reading “Feminism, subjecthood and the right to desire”
Having been alerted to this fun competition via a Twitter contact, I had a great deal of fun composing an … Continue reading Tweet Titian! Some wonderful poetry guidelines.
Spring is arriving in Yorkshire and I love the breezy sunshine. A trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park was an … Continue reading Yorkshire Sculpture Park
‘Sculptural potter’ Gordon Baldwin’s exhibition, ‘Objects for a Landscape’, is at York Art Gallery from February to June of this … Continue reading Gordon Baldwin – Objects for a Landscape
On the 29th January we visited The Hepworth Wakefield to coincide with the final day of Clare Woods’ exhibition, The … Continue reading Clare Woods – The Unquiet Head