Category Archives: Loved

————————————————————————————> The things that were REALLY good…

West End whammy: Tom Wolseley’s “House”

• One object of an art trawl is to discover talented artists I’ve never come across before, and on a West End jaunt I’ve just found two whose installations struck me as outstanding: the first being Tom Wolseley [more]

West End whammy: Tom Wolseley’s “House”

• One object of an art trawl is to discover talented artists I’ve never come across before, and on a West End jaunt I’ve just found two whose installations struck me as outstanding: the first being Tom Wolseley [more]

An illustrated guide to Documenta 13

• With themes including books and bunkers, moons and mountains, apples and atoms, five-yearly art-fest Documenta is overwhelming – so here’s a guide to seeing the best of it [more]

An illustrated guide to Documenta 13

• With themes including books and bunkers, moons and mountains, apples and atoms, five-yearly art-fest Documenta is overwhelming – so here’s a guide to seeing the best of it [more]

George Shaw: scenes of mortality and wonder

• Suburban unease in Coventry’s Herbert Gallery: the Humbrol devotionals of George Shaw, plus three small-town masterworks by Carel Weight, Stanley Spencer and LS Lowry [more]

George Shaw: scenes of mortality and wonder

• Suburban unease in Coventry’s Herbert Gallery: the Humbrol devotionals of George Shaw, plus three small-town masterworks by Carel Weight, Stanley Spencer and LS Lowry [more]

Unputdownable architecture rant

• Just finished reading this book, Owen Hatherley’s The New Ruins of Great Britain – who’d have thought an extended architecture rant could be so unputdownable? Over the last decade I’ve visited most [more]

Unputdownable architecture rant

• Just finished reading this book, Owen Hatherley’s The New Ruins of Great Britain – who’d have thought an extended architecture rant could be so unputdownable? Over the last decade I’ve visited most [more]

Mark Wallinger’s mysterious mark

• I couldn’t decide if “Mark” was a moniker or a conceptual statement when I first spotted this mysterious piece of graffiti politely chalked in the middle of acres of brick wall, but it struck me as a clever, so [more]

Mark Wallinger’s mysterious mark

• I couldn’t decide if “Mark” was a moniker or a conceptual statement when I first spotted this mysterious piece of graffiti politely chalked in the middle of acres of brick wall, but it struck me as a clever, so [more]

Watching The Clock in the wee hours

• After a night of immersion in Christian Marclay’s masterwork The Clock, sneaking past a lone toiling cleaner into the next-door hotel’s empty, over-lit washrooms was like being in a film of my own [more]

Watching The Clock in the wee hours

• After a night of immersion in Christian Marclay’s masterwork The Clock, sneaking past a lone toiling cleaner into the next-door hotel’s empty, over-lit washrooms was like being in a film of my own [more]