Photographer Howard Guest talks to Leo Jackson about his passion for the colours and textures of tree bark, and how this led
him into the world of fashion and premium gifts.
Music: John Carrod reviews: recent CD releases Cti Records: The Cool Revolution and Alexandrine by Grice We also feature the Cambridge Classical Concert Series 2015/16
Photo: Classical Concert Series harpist Catrin Finch. Photo © Sven Sindt
Books: We review How Music Got Free, the effect of the digital revolution on the music
industry, by Stephen Witt, Nicola Upson’s new crime thriller London Rain and Eric Ravilious: Design by Brian Webb and
News from around our region: Katharina Klug at Fulbrook House Gallery, Chelmsford shows, Presents Galore in aid of Macmillan Cancer, Swaffham’s visual arts festival. The Cambridge Open Art, Ceramic Art Online Ceramics,
Cambridge Art Fair, Photo © Katharina Klug ceramics.
London Beat: linocuts by British-Canadian artist Sybil Andrews: Osborne Samuel Gallery, Mayfair.
Escher retrospective, Liberty fashion, Ben Rivers film at Camden, Charles and Ray Eames
(& Co) at the Barbican and more!
Maurice Blik had been a prisoner of Bergen Belsen when, towards the end of World War 2, he
was put on a train by
the Nazis and consequently rescued by horse-riding Cossacks. As Rod Shone found, this life-saving event has had profound influence on Blik’s work as a sculptor.
Maurice Blik, prisoner of Bergen Belsen and rescued by horse-riding Cossacks. Rod Shone found this life-saving event had profound influence on his sculpture. Photo © Rod Shone