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APRIL 2024

 

'A Show-stopping sculpture adventure', Yorkshire Life, May issue, pp.34-36.

 

Sculptor Sir Tony Cragg is exhibiting his work at Castle Howard, Yorkshire, from 3 May-22 September 2024. It is the first time that contemporary sculptures have been displayed at Castle Howard. It is such a glorious setting. Read about it in Yorkshire Life.

Yorkshire Life Magazine

 

On carousel:

Exterior: Castle Howard, Yorkshire with Tony Cragg's phenomenal aluminium sculpture 'Industrial Nature', 2024, on the lawn. (Image  - Rosalind Ormiston, 1 May 2024)

 

MARCH 2024

 

'The lost father of Surrealism: how Paul Nougé helped create a movement.. then disowned it',  in THE NEW EUROPEAN newspaper issue 380, 14-20 March, 'Eurofile' pp.31-35.

 

The lost father of surrealism - The New European

 

2024 is the centenary of the emergence of Surrealism in Belgium and France. It is being celebrated in Brussels in two major exhibitions; one, Histoire de ne pas rire; Surrealism in Belgium' at BOZAR,  the second a few paces away is IMAGINE! 100 years of International Surrealism at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. The Belgian biochemist and writer Paul Nougé was the  intellectual leader of the Belgian surrealists movement. André Breton in Paris was his French counterpart.

 

On carousel:  Paul Nougé, 'The Juggler' (La Jongleuse) from the series Subversion of images, 1929-1930, Photography, Collection Archives & Museum of Literature (AML), Brussels.  © Rights reserved.

 

FEBRUARY 2024

 

'Protecting the first superpower: The Romans in Cumbria', CUMBRIA LIFE, March 2024 issue  Cumbria Life – The award winning magazine 

 

The feature focuses on the Roman legions occupation of Cumbria, Northumbria and Scotland, in relation to a fabulous exhibition at the British Museum: 'Legions: life in the Roman army', on until 23 June 2024  See Legion: life in the Roman army | British Museum

 

On carousel: Relief from Croy Hill, on the Antonine Wall. Image copyright National Museums of Scotland

 

JANUARY 2024

 

The New European weekly newspaper, Issue 371, 11-17 January 2024.

4-page feature relates to the life of Hans Holbein the Younger at the court of Henry VIII, linking to 'Holbein at the Tudor Court' exhibition at Queen's Gallery, London. 

 

Read it here:

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/hans-holbein-an-outsider-at-the-tudor-court/

 

On carousel: Hans Holbein the Younger Derich Born, 1533 (detail)

Credit: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2023

 

DECEMBER 2023

 

Two features published 13.12.23

 

* Feature in The New European : 'The secret history of a bloody nose: the horrific origins of Le Nez by Giacometti'. Read it here.

 The secret history of a bloody nose: the horrific origins of Le Nez by Giacometti - The New European      www.theneweuropean.co.uk 

 

On carousel : Installation view 'Alberto Giacometti-Le Nez' at Institut Giacometti, Paris Image copyright Fondation Giacometti © Succession Alberto Giacometti / Adagp, Paris 2023

 

* Feature in The Arbuturian:  'Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within' special exhibition at Dorset Museum and Art Gallery, in The Arbuturian www.arbuturian.co.uk 

Read it here: Elisabeth Frink: A View From Within | The Arbuturian

On carouselElisabeth Frink working on the Dorset Martyr group, 1985 (Photo © Anthony Marshall/Courtesy of Dorset History Centre)

 

* 'Impressionists on Paper: Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec' published 29.11.23 online in The Arbuturian. Here is a link to read it.

Impressionists on Paper: Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec at the RA | The Arbuturian

 

On carouselFederico Zandomeneghi, Study of a Woman from Behind, 1890-97. Pastel on cardboard, 48 x 38 cm. Galleria D'Arte Moderna, Milan. Photo: © Comune di Milano – All Rights Reserved

 

 

* Feature' The Renegade: Marcel Duchamp'  has been published in Artists & Illustrators - November issue  2023  This relates to 'Marcel Duchamp & the Lure of the Copy' (until 18 March 2024), the latest exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.

Guggenheim and Duchamp were very good friends, Duchamp advising Guggenheim on what art, and which artists, to invest in for her collection of modern art.

Artists & Illustrators magazine latest issue: November 2023 - (telegraph.co.uk)

 

 

I visited Paris in October 2023 primarily to see the remarkable exhibition 'Alberto Giacometti - Le Nez' at the Institut Giacometti (until 14 January 2024). It is fabulous. Read about it in The New European The secret history of a bloody nose: the horrific origins of Le Nez by Giacometti - The New European

 

October review published online 23.10.23 in The Arbuturian

'Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas' (Tate Britain, London). Here is the link:

Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas | The Arbuturian 

 

 

'Marina Abramović at the Royal Academy' published online in The Arbuturian  05.11.23  It should be exhibition of the year. (Closed 01.01.24)

Here is the link: 

Marina Abramović at The Royal Academy | The Arbuturian

 

 

Italia! magazine - August/September 2023 issue

I visted Venice to write a feature on the Italian painter born in Venice, Edmondo Bacci (1913-78). He was a friend of the American heiress and art collector Peggy Guggenheim who recognised his extraordinary talent. The exhibition 'Edmondo Bacci: Energy and Light' was on show at the Guggenheim, Venice until 18 September. Truly fabulous (and Venice too!)

 

Artists & Illustrators - June issue

'Picasso: His Legacy 50 Years On', pp.42-48.

It is 50 years since Pablo Picasso died in France. Musée Picasso in Paris has an exhibition Picasso Celebration: the collection in a new light! curated under the direction of Sir Paul Smith, the British designer. Until 27 August 2023

 

Published online in The Arbuturian 29 May 2023 On the Trail of Vincent

 

Art & Travel feature about visiting locations in Brabant : Zundert, Etten-Leur, Nuenen, Den Bosch associated with Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) where he lived for half his life. Such a fabulous province: Read on to find out more.

 

On the Trail of Vincent

On carousel: Zundert - church where Van Gogh's pastor father preached. In foreground a contemporary sculpture celebrating the lives of brothers Vincent and Theo van Gogh, both born in Zundert, Brabant, the Netherlands.

 

'The mysteries of a study in satire'  published in The New European - online Wednesday 17 May - in print on 18 May 2023.

Read it here: The mysteries of a study in satire - The New European

 

Article relates to ' The Ugly Duchess' exhibition at the National Gallery, London.

 

On carousel:'The Old Woman' (The Ugly Duchess), painted about 1513, Quinten Massys. Image copyright Ntional Gallery, London

 

A Link here to The New European Archive - Rosalind Ormiston

 

 

Van Gogh in Auvers: His Final Months.   Published online - 10 May 2023 - in The Arbuturian. The feature relates to a major exhibition just opening at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, part of its 50-years celebrations -  'Van Gogh in Auvers: His Final Months', focuses on the last two months of the painter's life in Auvers sur Oise, north of Paris, where he created 74 paintings in 70 days, and many considered to be his masterpieces.

 

Online review 'Halima Cassell: From the Earth', Watts Gallery, Compton, near Guildford, Surrey, in The Arbuturian, 10 April 2023

Halima Cassell 'From the Earth' at Watts Gallery | The Arbuturian

 

 

In print and online - in The New European newspaper

'Jacobus Vrel: Searching for the father of Vermeer', published 13 April 2023

Jacobus Vrel: Searching for the father of Vermeer - The New European

 

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Jacobus Vrel, A Seated Woman Looking at a Child through a Window, after 1656

Image copyright Fondation Custodia, Frits Lugt Collection

 

 

 

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