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What Is Contemporary Art?

What Is Contemporary Art?

Contemporary art recreates reality but keeps reality's contradictory nature intact. It focuses on modern society’s current issues and asks us to address them. Understanding the Concept of Contemporary ArtWhat is the Main Difference Between Modern and Contemporary...

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Key Reasons Why Contemporary Art Is Important

Key Reasons Why Contemporary Art Is Important

Contemporary art connects to and reflects modern life, society and philosophy. This art form has its own language, and is best responded to through the feelings and thoughts it inspires in the viewer. Continue reading this blog for more insights into the importance of...

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Rhythms

Rhythms

I hope you’ve got time to read to the end where there’s some very exciting local news :))“Insecurity and paradox are baked into life and living itself.” The quote is Buddhist in origin. I’m not Buddhist but I like what they have to say. And, being honestly...

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Success!

Success!

“Several shades of grey”, a large (90x 50cm) watercolour is selected for entry to the Sir John Hurt Prize! This painting is a strong example of my work pushing the boundaries of how watercolour is used. I spent 10 years working with this medium to master its unique...

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Colour & Shape

Colour & Shape

Welcome again to these regular updates from my art world. Thank you for your interest.I welcome feedback and dialogue, so do visit my new website page: From the Studio, where you’ll find brief notes on what’s going on in there, and a form to offer any comment. If you...

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Containing places

Containing places

Greetings from (at last) a sunny Suffolk (UK). And greetings from my contemporary art practice. Good to have your company. I hope all is well, and as always, I do welcome your suggestions and feedback. Please don’t hesitate to contact me. I’d be grateful to know what...

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Exhibition Season

Exhibition Season

Hello, and thank you for subscribing to my mailing list. Due to the imminent start of my first 2023 exhibition, this mail is unashamedly set up to give you news of upcoming shows I'm involved in. It would be very lovely to see some friendly faces.But first…This...

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Important Dialogues

Important Dialogues

In late December 2022, out of the blue I received 2 commissions to work on. Its about 20 years ago that I last undertook a commission! Rather than just me and some materials, marks and unseen impulses driving them, other people are involved. They want something. Its...

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December Commissions

December Commissions

It’s late December and out of the blue I have 2 commissions to work on. Its about 20 years ago that I last undertook a commission! Rather than just me and some materials, marks and unseen impulses driving them, other people are involved. They want something.Its the...

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Signlessness, aimlessness and emptiness.

Signlessness, aimlessness and emptiness.

HI, AND THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP TO MY MAILING LIST. I am not a Buddhist, but I do find many appealing understandings within its teachings, including the three properties in the title of this blog post which I believe are referred to as the ‘Three doors to...

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