Archive for category: Writing

Review: Betty Woodman

January 20, 2018

Exhibition Reviews, Writing

© Scott Bairstow Photography: Betty Woodman exhibition at Cooper Gallery, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK.

I reviewed Betty Woodman: Ceramics with Painting of the Modern Age for The Double Negative. Jack Welsh pays tribute to a trailblazing female artist who liberated paint from the canvas and challenged the 3D, traditional use of clay… Surprisingly, an octogenarian ceramicist produced one of the most dynamic new commissions of the 2016 […]

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Feature: Baa Baa Baric

October 20, 2017

Commissioned Writing, Writing

Feature: Baa Baa Baric

I covered artist Mark Storor’s project Baa Baa Baric for The Double Negative. Read the original article here. “People congregate in shop fronts to catch a glimpse of the spectacle”: Mark Storor’s Baa Baa Baric Jack Welsh joins bemused locals in St Helens to report on artist Mark Storor’s epic […]

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Review: Miami to Morecambe…

October 16, 2017

Exhibition Reviews, Writing

Review: Miami to Morecambe…

Tirazh Garwood, who painted the lost Ravilious mural alongside husband Eric Ravilious, noted that opening speeches for Oliver Hill’s opulent art deco Midland Hotel on 12 July 1933 were, “amusing in the sense that they almost openly said we don’t like this hotel ourselves, but we hope to attract Americans with it.” […]

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