A Painted Quilter?

On Saturday, I was in London to see this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. This exhibition, which has just closed, has gathered together more than fifty portraits by this artist. When I was a student (the first time around), I studied Modern Languages, and we were allowed – in fact encouraged – to study the History of Art of the period we were studying. … Continue reading A Painted Quilter?

Durham Lumiere 2017

So, this week, back to Durham and back to work. (I have been out and about recently: on Iona, in Northumberland and enjoying Wensleydale.) However, this last weekend was a special one in Durham, for the fifth Lumiere light festival took place here from Thursday to Sunday. The Festival takes place every two years – I wrote about the 2015 one here. This is a true example of art … Continue reading Durham Lumiere 2017