Bristol, a city in southwestern England, has had its own share of social distancing and shutdowns. Nevertheless, the artist Richard Long, who has lived there his entire life, has continued taking the long walks that are part of how he makes his art.
Creating an image showing thinking, doing and making art.
Great BBC Radio 4 repeat of an ‘In our Time’ programme about Frederick Douglass an astonishing man, born a slave in the USA in 1817. Self educated, self made, companion to Abraham Lincoln, what is covered in this programme shows us the historical background to BLM, and thus shows us that when Michelle Obama stated, ‘When they go low, you go high’, this appeal has a long history. Respect due. Entrepreneur, orator, statesman, part of British and US history, how can this man not be a role model to all?
9 things to look for in visual art to analyse what you see.
Art as Research. Research as Art.
BBC Radio 4 Start the week May 4th - Art in an Emergency
A post about work by MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art in the USA, about art as a form of discourse, experiential learning, research and political activism.
This shows an interesting confluence of art, maths, science, design, offline and online worlds.
Joshua Dudley Greer - photogrpher. Very evocative images of America.
I visited the Cumbria University staff show and was drawn to this work by the artistic partnership Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson. It captured a combination of the outdoors as art and art as research, showing a long-established mode of working combining the outdoors, art and research.