Jadé Fadojutimi at The Hepworth Wakefield.

The Hepworth Wakefield, as regular readers on this site will know, is a personal favourite. Not only does the Gallery bring Barbara Hepworth back to her native Yorkshire with permanent displays and temporary exhibitions, but also has a dynamic programme of other exhibitions. I hope to get back to the gallery in the next few…

Strasbourg Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art.

Strasbourg Cathedral must be one of the great treasures in the heritage of European building. With its soaring vaults, stained glass windows and absolutely stunning western facade, the gothic masterpiece dominates the city. It is appropriate, then, that the modern art collection is also contained in a building of cathedral like proportions. The Museum of…

My Visit to Bayeux and the Tapestry

Seeing the Bayeux Tapestry has fulfilled a dream. On of the great works of romanesque secular art, the Tapestry (or more correctly embroidery), tells the story of the events leading up to the Conquest of England in 1066. We visited Bayeux for the first time a few days ago, which is a really wonderful Normandy…

A Day out with the Art & Architecture in Bristol

A grey February day to visit Bristol but plenty of colour to see. I will elaborate in more detail in future posts but first a quick whistle stop tour. Our first port of call was the Arnolfini Gallery on the Quayside. This renowned centre for contemporary art has been in existence for over 60 years…