Category Archives: art

Tea and a scone and surrealism in Wakefield…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: bungling brown, rebellious russet, varsovienne violet, pyx pink, flaun faun, and the colour of that funny unexplained stain on my cricket whites. (CW) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, yesterday, just on a whim, I … Continue reading

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Fridge-man and H. Moore…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature: high aerial scatter, fluffy upstarts, blue hues and dews, trees waving and gesturing to each other, and ripped russet rags in the west towards evening. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hm, yes, I still seem to … Continue reading

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Mail Art Postcard. No. 4567…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: humorous, earwiggy, previsional, tegmental, urinant, loxodromic and fidgety. I think my favourite one of these has to be ‘earwiggy’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Goodness me! This is dramatic isn’t it? Ah, to me this … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 28…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word undergarments. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Well, what do you make of this one? It reminds me of British art from the early 20th c. – maybe art from … Continue reading

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Spatter painting No. 35…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, appearing today as a heron, is the god Bennu. His main cult centre is Heliopolis and his associations are: Solar, Rebirth. (Bennu) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Spatter painting No. 35. (2016) Acrylic paint and black … Continue reading

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Stella likes her butter spread thickly…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the phrase – scraped back into a bun. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Aphrodite at the Waterhole. No. 9. (1992) Charcoal and pencil on paper, probably about 24″ x 18″. ‘Oh, … Continue reading

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It’s moustaches and supermarket trolleys today…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s quotation is from the 1976 novel Harry Bleachbaker by N F Simpson: ‘What in your experience, was the best time of the day for sympathizing? Was there any special time? Some people say that sympathy … Continue reading

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