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10 Inspirational artists 2_Inspiration activism forthcoming

Laura Grace Ford

Streets are indelibly marked by moments of socio-political intensity – uprisings, occupations and raves, trauma, anxiety and militancy – as well as the tremors and faultlines of your own past. The purpose of my walks is to identify something lingering, fizzing in the present. I’m not thinking about memory as a sanitised image, but as […]

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Tracey Emin

See: Google images for Tracey Emin Self Portrait Tate page on Tracey Emin Self

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10 Inspirational artists 1_HaggWood 2_Inspiration 4_Burnhams_Norfolk 4_Cornwall 4_ShingleStreet forthcoming

Anna Boghiguian

This is the first major UK exhibition devoted to Anna Boghiguian (born 1946, Cairo, Egypt). First organised by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, it brings together notebooks, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures and large-scale installations, including a new work made for Tate St Ives. Books have been central to Boghiguian’s work since the 1980s, from […]

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10 Inspirational artists 2_Inspiration 4_Burnhams_Norfolk 4_ShingleStreet forthcoming

Louise Bourgeois

Google images for Louise Bourgeois drypoints See MoMA catalogue of Bourgeois drypoints Google images for Louise Bourgeois self-portraits Louise Bourgeois was the main source of inspiration for my series of abstract self-portraits: Assignment 4:  Life in Red White Black Life and sources of inspiration Louise Bourgeois was born in Paris in 1911. Her parents  ran […]

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Maggi Hambling

“The border-line between what is tragic and what is comic interests me…They are a pathetic human way of trying to come to terms with the fact of our own death, the fact of other peoples’ deaths, the fact of the horror we see on the news everyday, the terrible things that happen. Some moments you […]