I was pleased to be involved in the exciting collaboration between artists Elena Hutchcroft, Karolina Nieduza and the Alfred Gillett Trust for Somerset Art Weeks 2017. ‘Lasts’ is an art installation in response to Street’s rich history of shoe making, bringing traditional lasts to life in a contemporary installation. 'Lasts' art installation by Elena Hutchcroft and Karolina [...]
The tomb of Michelangelo Buonarroti can be found in the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy. Realised by Vasari in 1570, the tomb includes three marble sculptures representing the personifications of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, saddened by the death of the great master. It is Sculpture however, that is most distraught to have lost [...]
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The Sleeping Hermaphrodite depicts the son of Hermes and Aphrodite. It is a Roman copy of a Hellenistic original dating to 2nd century BC.
The juxtaposition of modern art against industrial buildings This is the factory HQ of Clarks the shoemakers, a hodge-podge of 19th century factories and later offices which has a wonderful collection of modern art from around the world on display.
Sculpture by Anna Gillespie The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Inside, and I've chosen this enigmatic sculpture made of masking tape from the museum stores of the Somerset Heritage Service. It was created by Anna Gillespie, a contemporary British figurative sculptor based in Bath. When I look at it, it makes me wondering whether [...]
I took this photo last weekend during my inspiring trip to the Eden Project in Cornwall. Located on the site of an old China Clay Quarry, the Eden Project looks a little like it’s the set of a 1960s sci-fi movie with great biomes full of plants from around the world. The Eden Project, located [...]