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Stadt aus Glas

The apex of that summer of 1990 had been the making of Rüdiger Schöttle’s ‘Stadt Aus Glas’, the small houses for which were made by local glass craftsmen. They were … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Vertical Earth Kilometer

It was saddening to hear last month of the end of Walter de Maria. He was visiting his 100 year old mum in California, he being a mere strip of … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Used Art Dealer

I notice that Steptoe Brother or Del-Boy of the art scene is shelling-off some of his ill-considered wares at a Christie’s auction in October, at the time of course of … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ian Finlay at Arnolfini

At last someone has managed to put on a Finlay show that might do the work some justice. There has been so much dithering around, so much lack of insight … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dreaded P Word

For a long time I’ve thought that journalists were running the show, having created the fiction of the popularity of the visual arts, only to be believed by the so-called … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

A jacket & a pair of trousers by Eric Gill

The dust jacket of the 1946 resetting of Eric Gill’s essay was printed on the inside of another discarded jacket from the Works of William J. Locke Autograph Edition Volume … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ad Reinhardt : Black Paintings 1951-1967

Book Description: Marlborough Gallery New York, 1970. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. March 1970. New York: Marlborough Gallery.28pp 300 x 210mm Stiff pictorial wraps.  A gorgeous … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment