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Levels Spirit
Levels Spirit

Between 2008 and 2012 I was curator at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, as a member of the Art For Life team that works to improve the hospital environment and takes Arts activities to patients and staff. I have recently been asked to provide a new exhibition for...

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WINTER 2021
WINTER 2021

A new year, and another lockdown to accompany long, cold winter days. What is required is colour and light to raise the spirits. There is plenty of colour here, particularly in the paintings of Pennie Elfick and Anna Gardiner.  Look out also for the works of William...

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AUTUMN 2020
AUTUMN 2020

As the new season rolls around as quickly as ever, the art world is having to find different ways to do things. The effect of the Covid pandemic is felt widely and many artists and galleries are struggling. We are a long way off from establishing where this is going...

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SUMMER 2020
SUMMER 2020

I am dedicating this month to John Clerk of Eldin (1728-1812). His etchings were the subject of my M.Litt research degree at University of Edinburgh. I was introduced to him in 1976 by William Jackson, then proprietor of The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh where I had...

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MARCH 2020
MARCH 2020

I was properly introduced to Old Master prints when I was writing my book on the etchings of John Clerk of Eldin to mark the 200th anniversary of his death in 1812. It is an area of the art market that, outside of Masters such as Durer, Rembrandt and Goya, receives...

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