Archive for the ‘Art Reviews’ Category

Schools must give more time to art’ – The Times

In Art Reviews, Arts, Newspaper Contributions on May 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm

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Prado director lands National Gallery post – The Times

In Art Reviews, Newspaper Contributions on March 19, 2015 at 9:55 am

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Looted Syrian art: 100 works in UK – The Times

In Art Reviews, Crime, Terror on February 25, 2015 at 9:11 am

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A chance to climb up Engels’ beard – The Times

In Art Reviews, Newspaper Contributions on December 8, 2014 at 10:02 am

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Could the librarians please shush? – The Times

In Art Reviews, Newspaper Contributions on November 8, 2014 at 10:49 pm

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Sherlock fans prepare for the return of Conan Doyle

In Art Reviews, Newspaper Contributions on October 10, 2014 at 8:59 am

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Activists celebrate after closing show they hadn’t seen – The Times

In Art Reviews, The arts, Theatre Reviews on September 26, 2014 at 11:29 am

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Charity can draw on celebrity assistance – The Times

In Art Reviews, Celebrity, Newspaper Contributions on September 24, 2014 at 5:14 pm

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Sensual show of a master stylist – The Times

In Art Reviews, Fashion, Newspaper Contributions on September 4, 2014 at 8:51 am


Artist of the week: Stockport painter’s homage to abandoned places sheds light on lost worlds – Mancunian Matters

In Art Reviews, Leeds and Manchester Local News Contributions on October 28, 2013 at 5:16 pm

A Stockport-based painter who spent her lonely childhood with sketches of imagined and scribbled friends has spoken out about an artists need to have ‘his or her own voice’.


Manchester-born Anne Aspinall is due to showcase her talent at Cheshire’s Gorstella gallery exhibition next month.

With collectors due to battle it out for her sublime and elegant paintings, MM spoke to Anne who admitted that her lonely upbringing has taught her that each artists needs an element to their work which marks them out from others.

Born in 1949 as the only child to a kind and artistic mother whose own work inspired Anne’s colourful paintings.


Whilst her mother ran errands and made the regular rounds visiting elderly relatives, Anne was nurtured by her high school art teachers and occupied herself by drawing.

“I created lots of brothers and sisters through my drawings together with all the ponies, dogs and cats a child could wish for,” she said. Read the rest of this entry »

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