Category Archives: Sculpture

Yinka Shonibare MBE at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Earlier this year When I read that the Yorkshire Sculpture Park was going to show works by Yinka Shonibare MBE I wasn’t that fussed. I’m not sure why. Maybe it was because I had never heard of Shonibare. Maybe it … Continue reading

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The art of the chainsaw

So, with the first (hopefully not last) lovely weather in May we went for a walk through the St Ives Estate in Bingley near Bradford. The seat of the Ferrand family until 1929 it is now a 550 acre country park … Continue reading

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The Olympic Road River

If you were watching the men and women’s Olympic cycling road race last weekend, you might have seen the long snake of white paint making its way up the road onto Box Hill. And, like me, maybe you thought that … Continue reading

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Manganelli Sculptures in Pisa Airport

I was in Italy last week, just relaxing with friends fairly off the beaten track. The only art I expected to see was my own painting (and I’m not sure you can call that!). But, what do you know, in Italy … Continue reading

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Joan Miro: Celebrating the ordinary at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is currently holding the first major UK survey of sculpture by Joan Miró (1893-1983), the iconic Catalan artist, perhaps better known for his paintings than his sculpture. Showing in the Underground Gallery and the surrounding gardens … Continue reading

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