Archive for the 'Art gallery' Category

Sir Alfred Munnings’ art in Newmarket

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Spent a few pleasant minutes enjoying the ‘Sir Alfred Munnings: Painting Winners’ exhibition at Palace House – the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art. His paintings depicting the horses and jockeys before the races are particularly fine – the tension palpable and the energy undeniable. Next time I’m in Colchester I must visit […]

Concrete poetry at Kettle’s Yard and the Ruskin Gallery

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

I’ve just had a busy few days immersing myself in concrete poetry starting with a talk given by Professor Stephen Bann at Kettle’s Yard on Tuesday all about Ian Hamilton Finlay, his combination of art and poetry and his connection to Cambridge. For those of you who have been to Kettle’s Yard you will have […]