GIACOMO BALLA: DESIGNING THE FUTURE

"Atmospheric Dynamism", c.1923-25The Estorick Collection in Canonbury Square, N1, is a little jewel box, a far cry from the national museums whose expensive acquisitions and big staff mean they have to put on blockbusters all the time. Anything likely to be unpopular with the public at £15 a head won’t show, even if it’s artistically … Continue reading GIACOMO BALLA: DESIGNING THE FUTURE

DESIGNER AND EXECUTANT: AN ARGUMENT BETWEEN WALTER CRANE AND LEWIS FOREMAN DAY

Walter CraneWalter Crane, a leading designer of the late 19th century, is now best remembered for his medievalising book illustrations. He was a major artist in the Arts and Crafts movement, the first president of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, a friend of William Morris and a significant figure in art education. He had … Continue reading DESIGNER AND EXECUTANT: AN ARGUMENT BETWEEN WALTER CRANE AND LEWIS FOREMAN DAY

COCKPIT ARTS OPEN STUDIOS

I went to the open studios at Cockpit Arts, Deptford, on Friday. They are open today as well.Cockpit Arts Deptford18-22 CreeksideLondon SE8 3DZ16-18 June. Sunday 11am - 6pmFree entryThe studios house up to 170 designer makers in Holborn and Deptford. Cockpit describe themselves as the UK's only business incubator for craftspeople, supporting those at the … Continue reading COCKPIT ARTS OPEN STUDIOS