One of my favorite artists Lucian Freud died yesterday – aged 88. Freud, grandson of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and brother to comedian Clement was born in Berlin 1922, moved to Brittain 1933 and became a British subject in 1939 . His paintings have two distinct styles, the earlier ones have a more smoother surface, created withContinue reading “Goodbye Lucian Freud”
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Art I LOVE Andreas Gursky
his work has been called ‘vast’ ‘splashy. ‘entertaining and sometimes ‘unbelievable’,,,
Hello Dolly – A celebration of Dolls!
This is a video I made about dolls recently. Who hasn’t had a doll they loved? Some people collect dolls, and some have still got their dolls from childhood. I have not managed to hang onto mine, they were passed down to my sisters and consequently loved and lost. I hope you spot one of your favorites inContinue reading “Hello Dolly – A celebration of Dolls!”
Candyfloss buildings and Marshmallow Skies
Architects have their work cut out trying to dream up functional aestheticalyl pleasing buildings. These particular buildings though, follow the dream literally. They are castles in the air: imagination made practical, – each of these buildings actually promotes a product. For example, Kansas City Library actually incorporates book like structures into its public parking garage. This might proveContinue reading “Candyfloss buildings and Marshmallow Skies”