Monthly Archives: May 2012

On books

                    I have a copy of Art in Theory, 1900 to 1990 which has travelled through two decades with me, barely read. Gradually, the red rectangle on the broad spine has … Continue reading

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Relics and Reconstructions from the last Machine Age: Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1983

We found a box of exhibition catalogues in the Salvation Army thrift shop. Looked a bit like a clear out of someone’s possessions, them having passed away. There is obviously an undercurrent of bad news in charity shops, especially when … Continue reading

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Arrows

He was briefly in our English Literature class. He attended for less than a term, leaving not long after an exercise in creative writing; the only piece I remember was his. I am left with an impression only, of the … Continue reading

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On Old Ladies Crossing the Road

What’s that up ahead? Why is the traffic at a stand still? Ah! I see. An old lady is crossing the road.  She was crossing diagonally the heart of the cross, and was only a fraction of the way out … Continue reading

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