Second Wrinkling of the Brow

Start the day off at Marylebone station and then a walk down to the Lisson Gallery to take a look at some new large paintings by Carmen Herrera.  Now, the work here is fairly obviously abstract but when it comes to finding the appropriate words for a more precise taxonomic labelling then I have to … Continued

Rationalising Culls

Head over to Victoria Station and then get a train to go off to the seaside.  It’s a sort of spur of the moment decision made a couple of days ago when I noticed there was an exhibition of works by Jean Arp on display at the Turner Contemporary gallery down in Margate, and the … Continued

A Little Queasy

Down to Green Park tube station and then take a meandering wander around the streets leading up to Oxford Circus.  It’s a familiar part of town with a dozen or more of the smaller to mid-range commercial galleries located in various little clumps or hublets and, even on a totally unplanned excursion, the casual visitor … Continued

Hopeful Audacity Even

It’s the start of a new year and the weather is pleasantly mild but there are grey skies looming above and the city looks desolate and empty as I walk out the tube station and over Blackfriars Bridge.  I suppose most people are still sensibly sat at home, slowly recovering from last night’s sybaritic excesses … Continued