Brick Man talk, and WW1 Case.

Curator’s Talk about Gormley’s unrealised Brick Man. Yesterday I popped down to Leeds Art Gallery to hear the lunchtime talk from Curator of Sculpture, Dr Rebecca Wade, which was about the maquette for Antony Gormley’s proposed Brick Man sculpture. Brick Man was going to be a 120 foot high piece of public art for the... Continue Reading →


Impressions and Insight in Bradford – plus call out for snapshots

This week I've been on a research trip to Bradford to check out photography and archives, and launched a call out for photos for a curatorial project. Africa State of Mind at Impressions My first visit was to Impressions Gallery which has been showing 'photography that gets people looking, thinking and talking' since 1972. I... Continue Reading →

Week 22: power to the people

Above: Some common people. They're dressed as birds. I mean, would YOU let them have a say in how you run your museum? You WOULD? Ok then, very good, carry on. Photo from - "Audubon" the National Audubon Society (1899). This week I’ve had a studio visit with an artist friend. I’ve found that we... Continue Reading →

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