Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Landscape from a dream: Paul Nash

'One reality leads to another with the assurance that both exist instantaneously and in the same place' - Roland Penrose, commenting, in 1938 on the landscapes of Paul Nash - currently @ TATE BRITAIN.


Large comprehensive retrospective of Paul Nash's work - rich use of symbolism, metaphor and planes of vision. Dreaming trees and Aerial Creatures particularly moving.

Monday, 21 November 2016

The edge of the earth @ Ryerson School of Image arts gallery

Devastating group exhibition showing damage caused to planet - era of the anthropocene - with Richard Misrach, Chris Jordan, Ed Burtynsky and many more.


 Chris Jordan image of 2010 unaltered stomach contents of fledgling Laysan albatross, Midway Island



'An archive is a conversation between the present and the past': Black Chronicles Photographic portraits 1862-1948 @ National Portrait Gallery

Autograph exhibition of more than forty photographs in three gallery spaces at the National Portrait Gallery. Astonishing quality and presence - important exhibition - beautifully presented.









Photographs taken in 1891 - but look contemporary - the sitters are present.



'An archive is a conversation between the present and the past': Black Chronicles Photographic portraits 1862-1948 @ National Portrait Gallery

Autograph exhibition of more than forty photographs in three gallery spaces at the National Portrait Gallery. Astonishing quality and presence - important exhibition - beautifully presented.









Photographs taken in 1891 - but look contemporary - the sitters are present.