Hazel Foxon previews one
of the region’s best Christmas craft fairs at Smith’s Row,
Bury St Edmunds featuring interesting and innovative work by British makers.
Artists’ Textiles 1940-1976
The Antique Collectors’ Club’s best-selling book Artists’ Textiles 1940–1976 is being transformed into a major exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum in south-east London early in 2014, we review the
book and flag up the coming show.
John Carrod reviews the
book Alan Sorrell: The Life
and Works of an English
Neo-Romantic Artist which accompanies his show Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
A major new Pop Art Design show at the Barbican Centre, Fausto Melotti Waddington Custot Galleries in Cork Street from November 20–December, political themes in Lieux de Mémoire Sumarria Lunn Gallery in Mayfair... and many more events that are likely to tempt you into town
Also under review Colin See-Paynton’s book Of a feather:
An illustrated lexicon of avian collective nouns. A collection of superb wood engravings.
In the news: The Edward Bawden gallery will be showing Bawden’s Britain from December 7, 2013–May 11, 2014. The Bawden archive
is a highlight at The Higgins Bedford, dedicated to the collection of work by this
hugely influential 20th-century printmaker, watercolourist, muralist and
Rod Shone talks to Tony Hadley about life and projects after Spandau Ballet
Artistic travails, creative journeys
Tim Falder talks with artist and musician Martin Stephen