All posts tagged matisse

Exclusive Interview with Delphian Art Gallery.

I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak to Delphian Gallery, an artist run contemporary gallery, about two new exhibitions on display at the Shoreditch venue. The two exhibitions of […]

Basquiat Boom for Real

I hadn’t heard of Basquiat before this highly anticipated exhibition landed in the Barbican Art Gallery. In truth, it was because the photo of Basquiat with his Aaron helmet and […]

Cézanne is not to be missed

Having holidayed in Paris in the summer and visited the portraits of Paul Cézanne at the Musée d’Orsay (Paris’ equivalent of the Tate Modern), I can give you an inside […]

‘On the Verge of Insanity’, An Exhibition

Over the summer I visited Amsterdam and coincided my visit with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum to see their recent exhibition On the Verge of Insanity. The exhibition combines his works with pieces documenting the development and presence of his illness including the doctor’s note when he cut off his ear and the supposed gun he shot himself with. One of the most powerful effects of an exhibition is that it presents to you a train of thought to piece the works along and map the connections between a lifetime of art; so here is my run-down of the exhibition.

Striking simplicity: Matisse at the Tate Modern

On entering I am instantly reminded of the year one classroom my mother taught in.  Closer examination of the pieces in frames results in a wave of nostalgia: the slightly […]