My life and a Richard Smith

29th April 2016

I purchased my first artwork in, I believe, 1972. I'm not talking here about an Athena poster, but rather a print that I could just about imagine encountering in what was then London's only Tate Gallery. Not that I dared enter a more

Sunday links

27th March 2016

A time there was when very Sunday morning I contributed a list of reading and viewing that I had found interesting during the previous week. To mark this blog rising once again from decrepitude, here is a selection for today. • more

Links for the week

30th January 2012

In Sunday's Observer Tim Adams wrote a fascinating article about the the Picasso show at the Tate Gallery in 1960. Suggesting that this was the world's first 'art block-buster', he explored 'the moment when Picasso, and modernism, finally arrived in more