Category: art

  • Street graffiti, Hanbury Street

  • The Anglo-Belgian Memorial, also known as Belgian Refugees Memorial, is a war memorial on Victoria Embankment in London, opposite Cleopatra’s Needle. It was a gift from Belgium, as a mark of thanks for assistance given by the UK during the First World War, and in particular for sheltering thousands of Belgian refugees who fled from…

  • Light Cycles

    The trailer of Light Cycles, a movie by Mike Gamble showing night riding wih riders useing LED lights to trace out paths as they shred trails in the Pacific Northwest of America.

  • Star from the county Down

  • Marino Waltz

    The Marino Waltz was written by John Sheahan, of The Dubliners.

  • Yes minister at 40

    You’d have gotten a kick out of this, Dad. Tonight the BFI had a special event for the 40th birthday of Yes Minister. They of had a screening of Yes Minister episode “Party Games” – in which Jim Hacker decides to run for leader of the party and makes a European issue part of his…

  • Tauromaquia , Juan Barjola

    Juan Barjola (Spanish, 1919–2004) was born in Badajoz, to a family of laborers. The Spanish Civil War interrupted his teenage years, and left an indelible mark on his work. He was interested in the Spanish tradition of Diego Velásquez, Francisco de Goya, and El Greco, as well as in the Flemish artists and Hieronymus Bosch.…

  • How to annoy a cat in 2 simple steps

    How to annoy a cat in 2 simple steps

    Step 1 – get a pencil Step 2 – tap it on the window

  • Ich möchte

  • The battle of Br…

    The battle of Br…
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  • Is that a Hockney?

    Is that a Hockney?

    Sitting in St. Pancras Station, waiting for the Eurostar. Drinking a hot chocolate (lumps of cocoa dropped into hot milk). Woman walks passed as I dreedle the last chocolate into the milk. “Very nice, is that a Hockney”, she says.

  • Me as a unicorn

    Me as a unicorn

    Before Christmas, while we were having lunch in a lovely Greek restaurant, my nephews and niece imagined me as a 🦄. I particularly appreciate the beard and sparkles.

  • Afloat, Brighton torus

    Afloat, Brighton torus

    Title: Afloat Location: Groyne on seafront, near to the Palace Pier Artist: Hamish Black Date: 1998 ‘Afloat’ is a huge circular donut shaped globe cast in bronze. Situated at the seaward end of the groyne, its centre at eye level allows a view of our world through the sculpture. The donut or torus (a shape…

  • Art installation, Hastings Beach

  • Kojon Prieto – A mi me gusta el marisco (Bilbainada)

    Kojon Prieto – A mi me gusta el marisco (Bilbainada)

      Los pimientos del piquillo ¡qué pimientos!, las alubias de Sangüesa y la trucha con jamón, cogollicos de Tudela, la cuajada de la abuela y el cordero al chilindrón. ¡Qué bien me sienta el marisco! Con champán, mucho mejor. Me río yo de Jalisco, de mi tierra no me voy. Las cerecicas de Echauri ¡qué…

  • Kojon Prieto y Los Huajolotes – Entrele al euskera, buey

    Kojon Prieto y Los Huajolotes – Entrele al euskera, buey
  • Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

    Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is an iconic photograph of six United States Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in the final stages of the Pacific War. The photograph, taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press on February 23, 1945 — excerpt from Wikipedia page

  • Aliens and brothers

    Aliens and brothers

    ALIEN By David Breuer-Weil Height: 6m (19’ 8”) An extension of the ‘Visitor’ series, Alien is a vast 6m tall work depicting a humanoid figure crash landed in the earth. It’s circling legs suggest that this a more permanent development as the figure struggles to free itself from the ground. “I have always been fascinated…

  • Tommy Pedeleur

    In the sunshine, Tommy can’t stop peddling.