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Friday Artist: Michael Craig-Martin

Posted on October 14, 2011
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LOVE Michael Craig-Martin. The colours…

Silver – The 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Posted on October 13, 2011
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The Black Swan Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. From its origin as a pub, it became derelict – and was then used for a variety of purposes before being recovered in the 1980s by David Short […]

Mighty-fun Maths!

Posted on October 13, 2011
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Break 3, the current exhibition/ installation at Rook Lane, kicked off yesterday and has already been explored by over 100 excitable children. The aim of the project is to bring the fun back into maths – by using […]

The Westway Cinema

Posted on October 5, 2011
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Last night I went to the wonderful Westway Cinema for the first time (*blush*). It was the recent fire, and the call for helpers to clear the rubble – in true Frome-spirit, dozens of townspeople came to the […]

Artist of the day: Joan Miró

Posted on September 28, 2011
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My fave – Lithographie pour le Centenaire de l’Imprimerie Mourlot: And some others…

Festivities in Frome

Posted on September 26, 2011
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It is weekends – such as the one just passed – that remind us how magical the town of Frome is. On Saturday evening the town centre was illuminated by the Frome Carnival procession – marching majorettes twirled […]

The Brunel Broderers

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Textile collective – The Brunel Broderers – have gathered their materials and arranged them in the lovely Silk Mill, Frome. Textiles, audio, installation and accessories galore – this varied exhibition is colourful and quirky: (all images from the […]

Angels as cultural metaphors

Posted on September 20, 2011
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At the end of October, London-based sculptor – Tom Lomax – will be exhibiting a selection of his magnificent sculptures and 3D prints at Rook Lane. Recently retired from the Slade School of Fine Art, Lomax is a […]

Blue II Preview

Posted on September 20, 2011
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Blue II, a collaborative exhibiton from 10 Somerset-based artists, previewed at Rook Lane on Friday. Over 100 revellers rocked up to check out the Somerset Art Weeks exhibition, whilst sipping wine and chin-wagging with other art-enthusiasts. The theme […]

Fruity logos & the power of branding

Posted on September 16, 2011
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Google, the search engine, has become as familiar to me as my cup of tea in the morning. I arrive at work, switch on the computer – check my emails and then open Internet Explorer and am greeted […]

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