28 08, 2020

My features crop up in surprising places. Hope amid the turmoil?

By |August 28th, 2020|Categories: Art, The Oxford Times|0 Comments

More memories . I am often surprised  that Newsquest recycle features of mine that I wrote for The Oxford Times. They  publish them online  all over the country like this one in  The Warrington Guardian . http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/10582069.Turner_and_Constable__Sketching_from_Nature__Compton_Verney/ It’s interesting reading

21 11, 2019

India in England

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: Art|0 Comments

The UK is fabulously well endowed with Indian and India inspired art . I reviewed many exhibitions including Dancing with the Gods at the RA http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/1146405.Dancing_with_gods/ and  Visions of Mughal India at the Ashmolean. https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/9535251.passage-india/ The latter was the collection

29 07, 2019

Grayson Perry : The Hogarth of 2017 who says aloud what women only whisper.

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Art|0 Comments

Grayson Perry: the Hogarth of 2017? I LOVE Grayson Perry. My first sight of his work was at the Turner Prize in 2003. From a distance his pots were exquisite high glazed and somewhat feminine. Up close there was something

4 02, 2016

Exclusive Chinese New Year feature : Qu Leilei one of the founders of the Stars Art Movement which changed Chinese art forever!

By |February 4th, 2016|Categories: Art, Biography, China, Art & History, History, Oxford Castaways|0 Comments

A coup for Chinese New Year! Exclusive interview for Oxfordshire Limited Edition with one of the founders of the Stars Art movement the courageous Qu Leilei. Ai Weiwei, Ma Desheng, Wang Keping and Li Shuang are among his fellow Stars.

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