Strange Creatures

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I was very excited about the concept behind the Strange Creatures exhibition at UCL’s Grant Museum: depictions of animals which the artist has never seen in the flesh. While it’s not a subject I’ve given a great deal of thought to before, I have always enjoyed those medieval animal pictures where you get the feeling the artist was really just doing his best with the little he had.

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Some thoughts on #futurecurator, from someone who wasn’t there.

I wasn’t at the British Museum today. I just followed the whole thing on twitter, which is futuristic in itself.

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Curiosity and coincidence at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Following my visit to Cotton to Gold, I promised myself to make more of an effort to explore regional museums.

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Animals in Museums

I’m hugely looking forward to the Grant Museum’s exhibition Strange Creatures, which I intend to visit and post about this week. In anticipation then, I have been thinking about exhibitions which focus on animals, which seems to be something of a trend at the moment, at least in my local area.

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Wall of Windows

Elements of Architecture ‘Wall of Windows’, at the University of Brighton Gallery, showcases the stunning Brooking National Collection of windows dating from the 17th century to the 1960s.

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