Category: Exhibitions

Drawing in Silver and Gold – Leonardo to Jasper Johns

  I hadn’t come across the term metalpoint before so I was anxious to see this exhibition – called Drawing in Silver and Gold – at the British museum. First I learned how the technique was used. Essentially, I think it was a way of producing very fine lines and points before the graphite pencil …

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Francis Bacon and the Masters

I visited this exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, not quite knowing what to expect. While I had seen images of Bacon’s work before I had not seen the originals of any of his paintings. The concept of the exhibition was interesting, displays of Bacon’s work alongside those of ‘great masters’ that were …

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Jeff Koons

Artists Rooms exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery   My first encounter with Jeff Koons’ work was at the Frieze Art Fair a couple of years ago where the stand of the Gagosian Gallery exhibiting his work stood out from all the others. Not just from the ‘celebration’ character sculptures on the floor …

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