Monthly Archives: November 2011

A familiar face – Heat Wave

My painting Contemplation has proved to be a popular portrait this year. Earlier in the summer it was included in 500 Portraits published by National Portrait Gallery and it was around the same time that I was approached by Penguin … Continue reading

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The Body Beautiful – Male Nudes in Copenhagen Collections

Whilst in Copenhagen, I was struck by the quality of the Greek and Roman Sculpture that I saw there. Drawing from sculpture is a discipline I have continued since student days and still regularly visit the British Museum and V&A … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Pyramids – Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

A few days after my return from Egypt I had the opportunity to visit Copenhagen with the Friends of the Petrie Museum to explore the amazing Egyptian collections there. We were lucky to be able to attend the opening of … Continue reading

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