Focus Features

John Clerk of Eldin and James Hutton – The Lost Drawings
John Clerk of Eldin and James Hutton – The Lost Drawings

John Clerk of Eldin (1728-1812) was one of the many polymaths of Scotland’s Age of Enlightenment. He is best known for the landscape etchings he made between 1771 and 1778 , and as author of An Essay on Naval Tactics (privately published in 1782). A third aspect is as...

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Pennie Elfick Nature in Abstract
Pennie Elfick Nature in Abstract

I have been working with Pennie Elfick since establishing my business in 2005. This Focus Feature is a small overview of her painting from the past decade. CAPTURING PLACES Elfick’s minimalist paintings do not have any obvious frame of reference. They are as cool and...

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Art for Life
Art for Life

Between 2008 and 2012 I held the role of curator with the Art For Life programme at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital. The team do a great job on improving the hospital experience through a wide-ranging arts activities including art exhibitions which are held in the...

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A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods

Woods, copses, forests have long inspired artists and writers. They can be unsettling or calming, used by writers and artists as a metaphor for the light versus the dark, good versus evil, the fantasy world as opposed to the real. These realms contain a wealth of...

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