Transitional Object (Murder Barn)

‘Transitional object’ is a term borrowed from developmental psychology describing things like comfort blankets that children adopt as mother-substitutes, as props to test reality.’  Sam Jacob With art galleries and museums closed all over the country, and indeed all over the world, I am using this as an opportunity to go through my photo library…

Antony Gormley

Firstly, go and see this show NOW as it is only on till the 3rd of December… Few contemporary sculptors working today are as involved with the human form as Antony Gormley, who describes the body as ‘a place of experience, emotion, consciousness, memory and imagination.’ The Royal Academy’s autumn show is invariably a ‘blockbuster’,…

Abstract Expressionism

So I finally made it to the Abstract Expressionism show at the Royal Academy on the very last day. And I’m glad I braved the cold and cycled into town as what a great exhibition it was. Often these shows are billed as a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity, but this really was a chance to…