Self-Deceit

Self-Deceit (Roma), Francesca Woodman, (1977-78) It has been a long time since I have posted on this blog. For me, this has always been a platform for expressing my creativity and although I am inherently and without question a creative person, my creative impulses have recently been more dominated by my academic ones. The reason for this... Continue Reading →

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Surreal Encounters: Collecting The Marvelous

Installation shot including various works by Salvador Dali “Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.” - André Breton, Manifesto of... Continue Reading →

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

It's weird, but sometimes the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is the thing that makes me feel most Scottish! That's not because there's a bunch of Scottish memorabilia in it - far from it! Instead there's an impressive collection of artworks ranging from Francis Bacon, to Andy Warhol, to David Hockney, to one of my... Continue Reading →

Jim Lambie at GoMA

'Forever Changes', Jim Lambie As well as visiting Kelvingrove at the weekend, we also visited the Gallery of Modern Art - or as it's known in art slang - GoMA. There was an interesting collection of work on display, some that appealed to me, some that did not. The mix included well known art world names... Continue Reading →

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