Tate Britain (Again)

Barbara Hepworth is represented in the Tate by only a couple of pieces, which is a pity when faced by the tidal wave of Henry Moore abstracts and drawings. There is the exquisite Ball, Plane and hole (1936) in ‘The Thirties’ room and Pelagos (1946), which I missed on this occasion. It always surprises me; the Tate policy of…

Frank Lloyd Wright…

Simon and Garfunkel…no Chicago architecture Those of you out there that love Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture will love this header image of the Robie House, built in 1909, in what became known as the Prairie style. So many later buildings in the twentieth century owe so much to FLW. From this and other great buildings…

February Painting of the Month

Brexit; now there’s a word you don’t hear very often. Now we have cast ourselves away from Europe I thought I would post an image that evokes memories of starting a journey to a new exciting world,while still having a longing for the old (you may not all agree with this diehard European!) Ford Madox…