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Now it’s your turn, Grayson!

I now can’t imagine writing a normal review ever again. I think this is the future for me. Grayson Perry The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! 8 June–10 September 2017 Doodles pregnant with meaning on pots, prints and tapestries, this collection … Continue reading

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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 50 words – is that possible?

I’ve come to find the concept of writing a 50-word review both challenging and addictive. So here’s another one. RA Summer Exhibition 2017 Royal Academy of Arts, London 13 June–20 August 2017 An annual exhibition: an explosion of colour, shape, … Continue reading

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I Want! I Want! Art and Technology in just 50 words

Finally, here is the third 50-word review of the weekend.  I Want! I Want! Art & Technology Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 1 April–1 October 2017 ‘An exhibition of the symbiosis of human with data where art and technology blend, … Continue reading

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Sheela Gowda – it’s your turn to be reduced to 50 words

No explanation needed, see previous post. Brevity rocks! Sheela Gowda Ikon Gallery, Birmingham 16 June–3 September 2017 ‘Works merge and react with the gallery space creating an immense presence of different textures and colours. There is a sense of movement … Continue reading

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Nigel Langford – reduced to just 50 words

Recently, one of the tutors at the University of Wolverhampton challenged me to write reviews of any art exhibitions I happen to visit in just 50 words. Immediately my reaction was: ‘challenge accepted!’ (To steal unashamedly from How I Met … Continue reading

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If you don’t get it, just forget it

The Wolverhampton School of Art Fine Art Degree Show is in full swing as I type. I am writing this blog while sitting on the floor supposedly ‘manning’ the exhibition (doing a stint of manning the exhibition, I should say). There’s … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

Last night was the Private View of the degree show of the 2017 soon-to-be graduates in BA Fine Art at the Wolverhampton School of Art. This year, I am one of the soon-to-be graduates. As I’m a part-time student, I … Continue reading

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