25 July 2015

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Magnificent Obsessions Moves To Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts

Celebrating the many and varied motivations for collecting, ‘Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector’ presents the fascinating personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Andy Warhol, Arman, Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Martin Parr, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Pae White. The exhibition reveals the hidden world of the artist’s […]

24 March 2015

Magnificent Obsessions and Slow Movement At The Barbican Centre

I enjoy the occasional afternoon wandering through junk shops and this exhibition was not without interest, in the way that junk shops and museums like the Pitt Rivers in Oxford, stuffed with random objects in miscellaneous cases, are not uninteresting. The human brain likes a good crossword puzzle. But some puzzles are too easy to solve, like […]