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The greatest postcard art

With a career spanning nearly six decades, Gerhard Richter is widely considered one of the greatest artists of our time. His latest work consists of abstract paint blobs on photographs, no bigger than a postcard.

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Go For It

  Toots Thielemans Before I Get To Phoenix from The Salient One (1973) He died last year.

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Ave | Sunday t-shirt

This Sunday’s t-shirt is inspired by a book for sign painters. Trained craftsmen who used to paint words, onto shop windows for example. It has been out of sight for quite a while, but it’s back I have noticed, beautifully constructed pieces … Continue reading

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I am the sea!

I just stumbled upon this image on Pinterest. It caught my eye, the deep blue, the watery swoosh, a certain energy there… It had many likes and has been re-blogged often, I noticed. It was made by Austrian-Czech aquarellist and landscape … Continue reading

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Bright Old Things

  14 inspiring individuals who’ve embraced a new vocation later in life. Great! In a twist on their annual Bright Young Things campaign, Selfridges is celebrating the retirement renaissance. Read the stories of these Bright Old Things, 14 inspiring personalities who rebooted their … Continue reading

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Catching the moment

The other day I noticed a proper painter-with-easel out on the grass of the roundabout around the corner, standing amidst a groups of bright yellow narcissus, catching the late afternoon sun from the west. When I came back with my … Continue reading

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Wow in the background

Roald Dahl for one, acknowledged that magic is to be found in the most unlikely places, so here is an example. The other day I watched this film, and the minute it opened with the graphic titles and music (by … Continue reading

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