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Touring exhibitions in museums

Some thoughts on touring exhibitions, thmes and collections

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How museums get new objects

New artefacts for old? Something I’m regularly asked when people find I work in a museum is “how do museums get new objects”?. The answer probably is that it varies. Where there’s a collecting policy the process is transparent but otherwise an enigma inside a mystery. On visiting the National Army Museum in Stockholm in […]

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Terence Donovan exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery

Terence Donovan retrospective in Soho This 2016 exhibition is spread over two floors of the Photographers’ Gallery in London. My interest in Donovan’s work comes from his taking fashion out of the studio and into his East End. That’s not to say there isn’t plenty of conventional fashion shots in the exhibition. The exhibition includes […]

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Georgia O’Keeffe at Tate Modern

Beyond the flowers Like most people who’ve encountered O’Keeffe’s art its the flowers and sound based abstracts that stick in the mind. So it was great to see such a broad cross section of all her work from the bones to early charcoal work. And a visit to Tate Modern is always enjoyable. In particular […]