Tag: exhibition

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Cinefilms is an exhibition of hand drawn, re-imagined movie posters by film buff and compulsive doodler Matt Anstee. Here Matt talks about his move from film maker to illustrator and why everyone should watch Night on Earth by Jim Jarmusch.

CATEGORY: Art
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I really like the shapes, lines and colour in these prints by Barbara Hepworth, an artist best know for her sculptures of natural forms. You can see a selection of Hepworth’s lithographs at The Hepworth Wakefield till April 2014. Find …

CATEGORY: Art
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Those of you who read JM on a regular basis will know that I am rather a fan of bookish paper-related art. So when I saw that one of my favourite London galleries – the  Saatchi Gallery – was showing …

CATEGORY: Events
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I can’t resist a really good, creative idea and I want to shout all about it from the proverbial hilltops- another thing I like is a community project that gives a feeling of inner warmth. One such project launches today …

CATEGORY: Art

I first became familiar with Nick Ballon’s photography when I saw Viva Las Luchadoras! his captivating series of images from the world of Bolivian wrestling. Bolivian by heritage and a regular visitor to South America, Nick’s latest project is Ezekiel …

CATEGORY: Photography
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If you find yourself in the East End of London town over the next week, make sure you drop by the Whitechapel Gallery to see an exhibition of work by Karl Blossfeldt,  a pioneering early 20th Century photographer. A sucker …

CATEGORY: Art
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I love these contemplative landscape and portrait shots by Alex Catt. Fond of flora and fauna, Alex is well travelled for his 20-something years. I like how he elevates the everyday to misty, moody, atmospheric heights with soft light and …

CATEGORY: Photography
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In the 1940s and 50s, luxury scarves label Ascher London invited established artists to design a silk scarf.  It’s fascinating to see how each artists’ work has translated to a square of silk and how their design compares to the …

CATEGORY: Design
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This frosty Friday (in Yorkshire, at least), I want to give a quick but sincere shout-out to 2 new and brilliant independent shops that have popped in Leeds (where I live) recently. Here goes: Colours May Vary stocks an impressive …

CATEGORY: Books, Buy
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Cyclamen and Primula, circa 1923 Just before Christmas I took a short pilgrimage to Cambridge to visit Kettle’s Yard Gallery where they were showing an exhibition of work by Winifred Nicholson, the first wife of Ben Nicholson.  I’ve always been …

CATEGORY: Art
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When I saw the tree stumps that creative studio Office commissioned for their Bigfoot project, I liked the idea so much that I contacted Jill Robertson, President of Office, for an interview.  Here Jill fills us in on the Office …

CATEGORY: Design
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Being new(ish) to Melbourne this is my first Christmas in the city so I’ve been on the look out for Christmas Markets and events throughout December. Myer Department store is very iconic to the city and every year (since 1956) …

CATEGORY: Events
Tabitha-Kerbabian

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 4th annual exhibition of Positive Posters at £1000 Bend.  Positive Posters invites people to design posters that raise awareness of global, social issues.  There has been an amazing response to the …

CATEGORY: Events
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This week, I caught up with freelance Illustrator and friend of JM, Emmeline Pidgen for the lowdown on a new women-only show she’s part of: Emmeline Pidgen The Enchanted Forest is an exhibition that has been organised by the very …

CATEGORY: Art
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Hi lovely Magpies! Today’s post brings together fluorescent coloured sugar and glitter to create the most fabulous art installations by Pip & Pop. Artist duo Tanya Schultz and Nicole Andrijevic (from Perth, Western Australia) spend their days creating these large …

CATEGORY: Art