October 30, 2011 archive

Tacita Dean at Tate Modern

I had seen good reviews of this installation in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, and I was pleased that it lived up to the good reviews. The installation is a huge screen showing an eleven minute film loop. There are a number of different images on the film some of which are hand coloured. All images are shown within a frame …

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Don McCullin Exhibition – Shaped by War

Visited the Don McCullin exhibition at the Imperial War Museum on Friday. It was a terrific exhibition, McCullin has an unerring knack of bringing humanity into his photos. Somehow his photographs, especially the Black and White ones bring home the full horror of war – it seems much more immediate, more personal and more terrifying …

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