Tag Archives: London

Radical Nature

Before I forget, here’s a brief glimpse at another major exhibition I visited in London: Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet – an RSA Arts & Ecology project at the Barbican Gallery. From the RSA: “The beauty … Continue reading

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Richard Long Exhibition

Heaven and Earth: Richard Long Retrospective at Tate Britain, London. We are embedded within heaven and earth. It is our real identity. There is not a lot more to say, though as a species, we seem to make an awful … Continue reading

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TREE: Natural History Museum

I thought to share this image with you, of Tania Kovats’ magnificent installation at London’s Natural History Museum.  It is made from thin slivers cut through the entire length of a 200 year-old oak. I must say, I have some reservations about felling … Continue reading

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Landscape & Arts Network

Today, interdisciplinary and collaborative working is commonplace. In large property development and regeneration programmes we see artists involved in all stages of the design process. It is no longer the case of being invited to tack on a nice bit … Continue reading

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Climate Rush

Here’s an invitation for those able to get to London on 12th January: “Dinner at Domestic Departures”. Dinner will be at 7pm, at London’s Heathrow Terminal 1. Edwardian dress required. Your host is Climate Rush, a group of environmental suffragettes. If the … Continue reading

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London Exhibition

Here are a few pictures from the exhibition. It was exciting for me to spend time with such a variety of artists and designers, and see their different approaches to landscape. This sort of stimulation is essential for artists. It is all too … Continue reading

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What is Landscape?

There must be as many points of view, interpretations and definitions of ‘landscape’ as there are people. The farmer, the property developer, the holidaymaker and the conservationist are unlikely to have an agreed concept of landscape, though they might all … Continue reading

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The Great Purpose of Landscape Art…

  one section of the work I shall be showing… I have been making work for an exhibition next month in London. Curated by Sian Harris, it is called “The Great Purpose of Landscape Art is to Make Us at Home in … Continue reading

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Displaced

The Mona Hatoum exhibition, Present Tense’, at London’s Parasol Unit was very affecting – by the time I came away, I had picked up a heavy sense of hopelessness and oppression in a harsh unstable world. Mona Hatoum has a way … Continue reading

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The Environmentalists

3. James Marriott.   Lynne Hull, Susan Derges and James Marriott will all be leading the Schumacher course ‘Creating Nature: Art in the Landscape’ that I mentioned in my post of 16th Jan. What a mind-blowing combination of teachers! James Marriott is an artist, writer, naturalist and … Continue reading

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