20 February 2016

Art Rotterdam 2016: The Modern Way With Bosch And Birds

A good fair needs a combination of quirky or spectacular extras, good location, plus of course  quality art in the main section. Add that the cool yet comfortable Citizen M hotel helped my mood, and  Rotterdam delivered well – Paul Carey-Kent The Extras Leonard van Munster: Ein Goldener Berg (top photo) The extras may seem an odd place to start. […]

19 February 2016


Museum Blockbusters: A Cat In A Mona Lisa Wig Could Have Done Better

The Noordbrabants Museum exhibition of Hieronymous Bosch – one of my favourite painters of bestial grotesque nastiness – is surely the ‘one of the most important exhibitions of this century’, gushes Jonathan Jones (The Guardian 11/02/2016). I seriously toyed with the idea of flying out to his tiny, unknown hometown city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch just to see it, […]