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Notes on – Degree show – Curation reflection

looking back on some of my images and reflecting on plans I had made regarding what paintings would of been entered and where they would of been located I have some last thoughts. This collection posed too many problems. Some of

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Notes on – Degree show – Reflection

Here are images of the work in place, ready for assessment. The walls are white, floors clean and work up. I am ecstatic with this set up and in relation to the show in general they look fantastic. There is

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Quesitons on – Gwanwyn Festival 2018 – Positioning of paintings

As a member of the 2018 Gwanwyn festival I had placed two works in the exhibition although one was later removed! I received feedback from the curator of the space Melanie Wotton that when put in context provoked my attention during the development

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Notes on – Mark Rothko – Seagram Mural placements

After a recent visit to Tate Modern to see Rothko’s Seagram murals for the hundredth time I found the need to document my understanding of how his paintings that are all connected by theme, colours and of course artist are all so clearly associated

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Questions on – Leon Wuidar – Face of a canvas

Wuidar is seen in many works displayed at the White cube northern gallery London to add a wooden frame around his paintings. What is it that Wuidar is hiding from us is it the making processes? The sides of a

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Leon Wuidar – journals to canvas

I was particularly interested in Wuidars use of journals having seen a selection of pages of his pages it is clear there is some sort of Sol Le’Witt logic going on he uses same colour pallets yet pushes the composition

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Questions on – Wilhelm Sasnal – Titles

Something I found interesting was Sasnal’s use of title he would proclaim titles were untitled yet then bracket a specific feature?! Is this normal? I am confused as it is titled untitled yet titled in a bracket is it a

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Notes on – Wilhelm Sasnal – untitled (ROME)

I was particularly drawn to this work from the ‘Sleep’ exhibition. The work depicts what I define to be a palm tree of sorts and perhaps other trees, shrubs or bushes. The image pleases me in the same way Allan

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Notes on – Richard Serra – Gagosian

The work that was on show in the gagosian at London’s St Pancreas nearly a year ago was his well known tiled arches although also contained was his collection of steel cubes and blocks. The work was well presented if

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Notes on – Richard Serra – Rift

The collective showing of Serra’s Paintstick on handmade Japanese paper works. The showing was very indicative to Serra’s (in my opinion) stellar steel works. The scale, skill and awe were all there… the awe present in his metal works is

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