Nature Morte by Michael Petry (2013) Thames & Hudson Ltd Continuing my general research on Time in art, I tracked down this book in the library which has the tagline "Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition" The book starts with a bit of history of Still-Life and then moves quickly on to contemporary artists. Below … Continue reading Books: Nature Morte
Experimental Landscape in Watercolour by Anne Blockley (2014) Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Ltd. This book was the inspiration for playing with different techniques in my sketchbook. Some examples of her work can be found on her website. Her images are brilliant representations of the wild areas of countryside. I like that she … Continue reading Book: Experimental Landscapes in Watercolour
Shirley Trevena Watercolours (2015) Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Ltd. Watercolour is not my strong suit so I am always intrigued by the work of artists that manipulate this media in interesting ways. According to her website "Shirley Trevena has always tried to break the rules of conventional watercolour painting and over the years … Continue reading Book: Shirley Trevena Watercolours
Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art? (2017) by Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi Thames & Hudson I picked up this book in the library in an attempt to demystify contemporary art. Reading through it gave me a few ideas for works of art which I have jotted down below. I liked this book as it was … Continue reading Books: Who’s Afraid of Contemporary Art?