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Portraits @ Putney School of Art

During November I will be showing a number of portrait drawings and paintings at Putney School of Art alongside Annabel Cullen and Adriana Swierszczek. We first exhibited together in the exhibition Portrait Painters Today at St Paul’s early in 2014, … Continue reading

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Luxor Portraits الأقصر صور A Journal مجلة

***** It has been a scorching few days during my most recent visit to Luxor, 45 degrees in the shade and goodness knows what it has been under the full sun. Now as we head back north, we follow the … Continue reading

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A Private View – Portrait Painters Today

Last night’s opening of Portrait Painters Today was a fabulous start to this exhibition. The gallery was so busy that it took some time to be able to see the paintings clearly. St. Paul’s had hung the work beautifully, grouping … Continue reading

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‘Familiar Faces’ – A Private Viewing

It has been a year since I began work on the series Familiar Faces, a group of portraits of painters and friends. After the final sitting with Soni, I decided that it was time to display the first eight portraits, … Continue reading

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A return to Luxor

I returned to Luxor in late October looking forward to some warmth and sunshine, at last. It was just before the Feast of Eid al-Adha, the feast of the Sacrifice. Everyone was in good spirits, a time when families get … Continue reading

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Mark Gertler: Works 1912-28

It was a pleasure to be able to attend the opening of the new exhibition Mark Gertler: Works 1912-28 the other evening at Piano Nobile. This exhibition celebrates the work of Mark Gertler and it is the first time that … Continue reading

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Egyptian light – exploring new mediums

Spending time back in Luxor visiting friends and familiar places has given me time to explore two new mediums a little further. I have dipped into both techniques back at home but continuing other work in the studio hadn’t given … Continue reading

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