Rook Lane Blog

Into 2012 we go, laughing all the way…

Posted on December 21, 2011

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With the end of 2011 nearly upon us and the dawning of the new year just around the corner – it’s time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next one. 2011 at Rook […]

25 Years of Christmas

Posted on December 5, 2011

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On Sunday afternoon, we strolled down to Catherine Hill – in the hope of picking up a couple of handmade Christmas presents for family and friends at the Christmas Artisan market. We walked past the Little Red Cafe […]

A Post of Positivity…

Posted on December 2, 2011

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It is Friday afternoon, the temperature has dropped and the chilly air is freezing Frome. I’m sitting at my little desk – staring out into the clear, open space in front of me and feeling the familiar empty […]

Ghost of Gone Birds

Posted on November 22, 2011

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This weekend, during my trip to London, I was urged to check out the Ghost of Gone Birds exhibition at Rochelle School – an art exhibition documenting extinct birds. The recommendation came from two separate creative people – […]

A Week of Angels – and more…

Posted on November 16, 2011

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The current exhibition, Tom Lomax: A Week of Angels, will close tomorrow. It has been quite a momentous journey from the conception of the exhibition – to the opening – and right through to the end. Tom arrived […]

Late night set-up at Rook Lane

Posted on October 28, 2011

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Tom Lomax arrived yesterday afternoon with a van full of bronze, fluorescent digital prints, 3D CAD (computer aided design) prints and a series of maquettes. And plenty of plinths and planks to display it all. The contrast between […]

A Week of Angels

Posted on October 26, 2011

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Sculptor Tom Lomax will be exhibiting seven sculptures entitled: A Week of Angels, at Rook Lane Chapel through November, along with related bronzes, maquettes and 3D CAD prints (see here for more details). Don’t miss the private view […]

Life and soul of Somerset

Posted on October 25, 2011

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Articles such as this one from the BBC are testament to the fact that Frome is a town worth investing in. Boasting three contrasting art galleries, a quirky cinema, two theatres and masses of wonderful independent shops, restaurants […]

Friday Artist: Wassily Kandinsky

Posted on October 21, 2011

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Wassily Kandinsky – 1866-1944 – a Russian painter with a love of abstractism and eye for colour.

Virtual Art and the Death of Culture

Posted on October 19, 2011

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When Google Maps was invented, journey-planning was instantly simplified. You could whack a postcode in the search bar, wait less than a second and your destination was then miraculously plotted on a map that you could zoom in […]

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