This exhibition brings together two artists successful in their own eras. Each works in a different medium yet both are similar in pushing artistic boundaries.
Emma Lee admires Deborah Tyler-Bennett’s perceptive handling of memory and nostalgia.
Fiona Sinclair explores a picture & poem collaboration by Gordon Meade & Douglas Robertson
Richie McCaffery gives particular attention to the new section of M.R. Peacocke’s recent New and Selected
Peter Daniels sees Floyd Skloot’s new collection as a meditation on life and death – and on poetry as a means of dealing with both of them.
John Snelling finds an all too common “either/or” approach is replaced by a pleasingly inclusive “and/and” viewpoint throughout a kaleidoscopic collection by Marcus Smith
This is Miranda Argyle’s second show in Princelet Street. The panelled Georgian drawing room at the gallery, Eleven Spitalfields provides a sensitive context for Argyle’s subtle stitched work and luminous photographs.
When you listen over many years to hundreds of people, from all walks of life, talking confidentially about their relationships, patterns suggest themselves even while each person’s individuality remains vivid.
The Best Thing, which explores the moral clashes brought about by the 1960s sexual revolution, is based on true experiences of women who had to give up their babies, and those of the children who were given away, during a decade when being an unmarried mother was seen as morally suspect.
D A Prince finds Stuart Henson’s “Feast of Fools” hard to classify but easy to enjoy
Poems written in response to atmospheric paintings by the American artist Howard Fritz whose work is now on show at the Torriano Meeting House
Caroline Maldonado finds there are many possible ways of reading this chapbook of poems by Susan Wicks with artwork by Elizabeth Clayman