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Making Colour at the National Gallery

Colour in Art

I wish the National Gallery had done the ‘Making Colour’ exhibition, the first of its kind in the UK, a good few years ago when I was studying art and design. This excellent curation of the story of colour would have been so useful! In short, the exhibition was great and now it’s closed, so I wanted to share a few interesting things in each room… Continue reading

WW1 Poppies at the Tower of London

Planting poppies at the Tower of London

My heart leapt when I got the email confirming my volunteer place to contribute to the biggest and most ambitious WW1 centenary commemoration. A once in a lifetime opportunity to remember the lives and sacrifices of so many that we owe so much to. Continue reading

Denver Art Museum and ViewHouse rooftop bar

Denver Art Museum (DAM) is a must for anyone visiting Denver – and probably one of my favourite attractions. Split across two buildings linked by a walkway, there are seven floors of spectacular artworks to behold. I spent four hours wandering around the DAM and it was not long enough! Continue reading