Taylor took us round the exhibition Drawn Together: Artist as Selector and spoke about a number of drawings in the show, including works by Ken Currie, Stephen Farthing, Michael Craig-Martin, Lisa Milroy, Avis Newman and Cornelia Parker.
Jerwood Gallery, Hastings
19 July – 15 October 2014
Presented by MK Palomar
Filmed by Martin Kennedy
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Portraiture In Focus: Irene Barberis, Anita Taylor and Helen Sturgess
To focus on the portrayal of the human form in the 21st century; specifically the portrait requires a traverse of multifarious philosophical shifts, and, of stylistic movements from the past 150 years.
Aesthetic and intellectual clarity defines the painting of Alan Robb, who lives in Newport-on-Tay in Scotland. A retrospective, spanning almost 40 years from 1974 to 2012, was staged at the McManus Gallery, Dundee, earlier this year enabling the artist's work to be more fully appreciated.
The British Council Collection; Passports
Relatively unknown inside of Britain, the British Council in fact plays an extensive role in nurturing and bringing to attention native artistic talent. This is achieved through numerous means including grants, exchanges, and exhibitions, the last of which are facilitated by its even less well-known art collection. Comprising over 8,500 works acquired since it