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Moomindulwich

On Saturday we headed out to Dulwich Picture Gallery for their Tove Jansson exhibition. Although it’s a relatively small exhibition space, sometimes I think they squeeze a lot into it, but not so much this time. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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The Great Wave

We’d known the Hokusai exhibition at the British Museum would be popular and we’d booked in advance; just as well, as advance tickets have now sold out, and day tickets had also sold out when we arrived. There were long … Continue reading

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Degas, Picasso, and Hiroshige

We went up to Oxford last weekend to visit the Ashmolean. Degas to Picasso was perhaps a misnomer for the exhibition, which ranged rather more widely, collecting influences from the late eighteenth century onwards. Although there were a lot of … Continue reading

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Hockney

None for ages, and then two come along at once. Last year, 82 portraits and 1 still-life; this year, the Tate’s blockbuster Hockney exhibition. We booked well in advance and visited last Saturday. It was, of course, busy; but as … Continue reading

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82 portraits and 1 still-life

Having failed to be organised enough to get in to the Hockney exhibition at the RA a few years ago, we booked in advance for 82 portraits and 1 still-life, although in the end it wasn’t all that busy. The … Continue reading

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Chartwell

Dad was passing through on Friday, after a holiday in Dorset. Looking for venues close to his travel route, we’d originally intended to go to Nymans, but the weather was poor, so we opted for Chartwell instead. It was quite … Continue reading

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Castrovalva

None for ages, and then two come along at once, as we headed to Dulwich Picture Gallery again yesterday for the Amazing World of M C Escher exhibition. Expecting it to be popular we had pre-booked and it was busy, … Continue reading

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