Sunday, 22 January 2012

Margate some pictures, The Turner Contemporary and when art isn’t art, I make a complete ass of myself on Youtube some pictures a ramble.


Sunday my day off and we went to Margate, mainly to see the new Hamish Fulton exhibition, this mostly consists of large posters with text on them and I have to admit to being disappointed.

You are not allowed to photograph this exhibition, so I didn’t.

The Turner exhibition at The Turner Contemporary opens next weekend and that is one I am looking forward to.

Here are the photos I did take


and


my excuse is that I had my younger children with me.

The sketch above was done in the gallery’s restaurant while waiting for children to eat up, go to the lavatory and so on, I am slowly developing the nerve to sketch in public places. If you were a victim please accept my apologies.
I can’t seem to photograph pencil sketches so have given it a quick wash.


One thing that always amazes me is that the only window in the building facing the sunset is in the restaurant, I hope Turner was a gastronome as well as an artist because this is where the light is. 


With Hamish Fulton’s art as I have said before words fail me, so here is the sketch of his Margate walk.


If anyone can find a review of this exhibition I would be interested to read it, The Turner Contemporary is supposed to be an important gallery and the exhibition has been on for a week now, but apart from media that have just put out the galley’s press release I can’t find anything


Anyway the exhibition is in one room, photos here on gallery’s website http://www.turnercontemporary.org/exhibitions/hamish-fulton what you see is what you get.


  Another new business in Margate Old Town, Rough Trade, official opening next weekend, well worth a look.





I will ramble on here  

4 comments:

  1. Last weekends Telegraph did a large interview with Mr Fulton, interview was with Alastair Sooke. Google it, it's still up.

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  2. 10.38 Thanks I read that one but I don’t think it was based on a visit to the exhibition which I found disappointing and so I wanted to know what the art critics made of it.

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  3. I think quite a few will be out in the next few weeks.

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  4. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/jan/29/hamish-fulton-walk-turner-margate-review

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