We have just spent a few hours in the Guggenheim museum. One of the current exhibitions is the work of Niki de Saint Phalle. She apparently grew up in a convent school. I am assuming that influenced a couple of her pieces.
What to do with yourself when you’re away from church and off on holiday? Visit a cathedral of course! For the heady price of €1 at Ibiza Cathedral you can see the nice things they stash out the back. The most interesting thing was a set of paintings showing some interesting medieval folk law intertwined
I came across this wonderful image on Richard Littledale’s blog. It is a wonderful reimagining of church art in a contemporary way. I love the guy in a hoodie praying!
Rousay Originally uploaded by The Muffin Man From my trip to Orkney.
Richard Littledale asks an interesting question on his blog about this piece of art by Alfonso Ossorio. He wanted to know “How would you feel looking at this image on a Sunday”? As you can see, this is a mural placed behind the altar in a church. As the Eucharist is celebrated this image dominates the
In my spare time I am a keen photographer and take an active role in the Leeds Flickr Group. One of the guys there pointed out this video at the BBC. It is about how some blind or visually impaired people have been engaging with photography. The results are stunning!
It would seem that something interesting is happening just down the road for advent. Leftbankadvent
I chanced upon this link* earlier. Interesting concept. *As you would imagine I’m not an avid reader of the publication in question.
Vandal Tendencies This was posted to flickr by one of my flickr contacts, ScudMonkey.
This film has a strange beginning but keep going. It is all about that entrepreneur we harbour inside but expressed through our art. I haven’t seen anything so affirmatory in a loooooooong time!