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by Dawn Ades, Professor Emerita of the History and Theory of Art at the University of Essex   John Golding...

John Golding is a polymath of the visual arts: art historian, lecturer, exhibition organiser, and brilliant, lucid writer on the...

‘John Golding moved into abstraction from figure painting, and even insisted that the human body was still always there in...

“Painting is a medium in which the mind can actualize itself. It is a medium of thought. Thus painting, like...

As Eugenio Montale wrote in his essay The Second Life of Art, as soon as an artwork leaves an artist’s...

DURING THE SUMMER OF 1999 I met that extraordinary sculptor, and extraordinary man, Laurence Edwards. I met Laurence in Suffolk...

‘Liminal and Lenticular’ brings together the work of two talented ceramicists, Nicholas Lees and Greg Payce, to explore their shared...

An email to fellow artist David Cooper October 2023   David, So good to have you in the studio this...

In the context of the current revival in figurative painting, Eugenie Vronskaya’s work stands out. At first sight her poetic...

There are innumerable Londons of the Heart – cherished silently by generations of matter-of-fact Londoners, proclaimed enthusiastically by show-promoters and...

written in May 2023   I should paint my own places best – Painting is but another word for feeling.  John...

Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993) is one of the most important names in 20th century British sculpture. Over the course of her...

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