Tate Liverpool’s György Kepes exhibition only covers a small portion of this maverick artist and deep thinker’s output. The works selected were created in the handful of years following his emigration to the US in 1937, where he headed the Colour and Light department of the New Bauhaus School in Chicago, established by fellow Hungarian and Bauhaus professor László Moholy-Nagy. Continue reading
We said he was multi-talented. On the eve of his solo show’s official opening Tim Walton sent us these lines, a few words from the artist.
“It looks like a poem – which it is certainly not. But that’s how I wrote it down.” Continue reading
My recent involvement in a number of photo shoots with the talented Brazilian floral artist Zita Elze leads me to reflect on the synergistic partnership that can evolve between photographer and artist, the end result so clearly elevating what might have been a great picture to one that is sublime. Continue reading
Book Review: A Moving Image – Joy Batchelor 1914-91 – Artist, Writer and Animator Continue reading
Following their brutal thrashing last night, I am adding a p.s. – Brazil may have lost the semi final but the children should not lose out. Read on… Continue reading
The origins of the first ever national public museum lie with physician, naturalist and collector, Sir Hans Sloane who amassed an amazing hoard of some 71,000 objects of note during his lifetime. Continue reading
This article was first published in St Pauls Lifestyle Magazine in May 2014.
Whenever I visit Chelsea I’m reminded how pleasant it would be to live there. One couldn’t do much better than an apartment, indeed a house on Swan Walk overlooking the Chelsea Physic Garden. Continue reading
This show certainly lived up to its name, combining contemporary silverware and furniture in a manner that brought both alive and, more importantly, into the context of one’s home or office. Continue reading
Go see the tiny but perfectly formed exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery: Court & Craft, A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq. Continue reading
The Armadillo Central team was delighted to be invited to the opening of The Kepes Institute, Museum and Cultural Centre, in the historic and picturesque town of Eger in Hungary, a couple of hours from Budapest. Continue reading