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This is not art – No. 25…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word naturalistically – it has far too many syllables in it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mm… this morning I was torn between calling this photograph This is Not Art … Continue reading

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A lino printing press, which may or may not work…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s hog is the one in the Armani suit. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> You may recall that part of my artistic output takes the form of making lino prints. I’m not really that good at the technique, but I … Continue reading

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Decalcomania and the beast…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No.4a in F# minor (1899), also known as ‘The Jolly Cupcake Samba’. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Shall we have a look at another of my decalcomania monoprints? By the … Continue reading

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Woodcuts and beans…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s apple is the green one with the brown dent in the side. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> About ten years ago, I saw a touring exhibition of German Expressionist woodcuts that was visiting the local art gallery. I thought … Continue reading

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