Category Art

J A Currie

Sometimes I go back to my former blog for inspiration. Although it’s not publicly accessible anymore I’ve kept it as a resource for my own perusal. I came across a post from 2012 about this painting by the elusive J…

Gull Hunt

There’s a gull hunt going on in town at the moment. Given that this is the English seaside the buggers aren’t too tricky to find all year round. I’ve written before about their antics that include attacking me on my…

Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach

Recently Plymouth City Museum had a major tart up. It’s now called the Box. And very fine it is too. I only have one grumble. There’s a painting in its collection called ‘A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach’. It…

The Tomb of the Diver

Ever since my visit to the Stonehenge Exhibition at the British Museum I’ve acquired a heightened interest in the art of our ancient ancestors. For starters I’m amazed at the standard of craftmanship achieved by people who only had basic…

Digital Art

A couple of months ago I decided to get to grips with digital art .  In fact I wrote a post sharing my intention.  Well my regular readers must have thought that I’d ditched the idea  as I’ve been so…

MC Escher

In 2018 my son Louis and I spent a week in Lisbon, that coolest of cities, We saw posters everywhere for an exhibition of the work of MC Escher at the Museo de Arte Popular. So I thought it might…