Category: Exhibitions & Study Visits

Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery

Q.  When is a selfie not a selfie? A.   When it features Cindy Sherman. Cindy Sherman’s work has a simple concept at its heart – she takes photographs of herself. In fact she has been taking self-portraits since long before the term ‘selfie’ entered common usage. But she does not take selfies in the generally …

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The Disasters of War – Don McCullin at Tate Britain

“catalogues the brutality and fatal consequences of war in such a stark, confrontational and unflinching manner” “There are many scenes of savagery and suffering” “another dismembered carcass, this time impaled upon a tree-trunk” These quotes could be applied to the Don McCullin exhibition at Tate Britain which I attended as a member of an OCA …

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