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Street Storm: short film features artist Anthony Garratt

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By Anthony Garratt in Video on Tuesday 5 November 2013

I’m known as a gallery artist – one who paints for gallery shows – and my style is expressionist. I wanted to take a style which is not inherently graffiti into the streets and see if I could apply the same style to a large, urban space. The piece was not planned and painted on […]

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Melting ice sculptures highlights global warming

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By Anthony Garratt in New Art on Saturday 8 June 2013

Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo highlights global warming with her crowds of seated ice people – a simple, constructive and thought-provoking concept which has been stunningly executed and photographed. I love how erratically and unpredictably the figures melt; it is relentless, unstoppable and indiscriminate. The dark steps left behind really contrast the remaining figures, too, as […]

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Echoes of an Industrial Past: photo series by Barry Cawston

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By Anthony Garratt in New Photography on Friday 7 June 2013

I met Barry Cawston a couple of years ago during filming for a television production and have since been following and enjoying his work. His recent series of photographs from Avonmouth, an industrial port on the West coast, caught my attention. The series is called, Echoes of an Industrial Past and there is something other-worldly […]

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In The Wake: charcoal drawings by Helen Jones

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By Anthony Garratt in New Art on Monday 27 May 2013

Helen Jones stunning charcoal drawings are explosively powerful and wonderfully crafted. They conjure space, light, power and serve as a stark reminder of the force of mother nature. Her piece, In The Wake, is so absorbing that you find yourself invited into the plume, however dangerous it looks.

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New art by Luke Jerram

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By Anthony Garratt in New Art on Monday 27 May 2013

I was fortunate to attend a talk by Luke Jerram about his Sky Orchestra project, where he commissioned a musical composition to be played by a fleet of hot air balloons, flown low over cities in an attempt to ‘affect’ people as they stir in the early morning. Jerram is truly an innovator and other […]

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Chris Write’s Sports Cheeses: beautifully illustrated cheese puns

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By Anthony Garratt in New Illustration on Monday 27 May 2013

Chris Write’s determination to relieve folk of the hum-drum of the daily ‘rind is aptly demonstrated in his awesome new selection of sports cheeses; beautifully crafted cheese puns illustrated in Wright’s inimitable style. Jamie Oliver is evidently a fan and I have also just ordered my slice of the action.

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