Monochrome at the National Gallery

Yesterday we went into London to a matinee at the theatre so popped into the National Gallery to see their exhibition Monochrome. It’s billed as a “Journey through a world of shadow and light with artists including Rembrandt, Ingres, Picasso, Richter, and Eliasson” and it pretty much delivers against that brief.  It is amazing to see how paintings at a distance have a 3D visual to them, … Continue reading Monochrome at the National Gallery

Pompidou Centre, Paris

On this day in 1977 the Pompidou Centre opened in Paris.  Named after President Georges Pompidou who commissioned the building it is situated in the Beaubourg area, near Les Halles.  The structure is a high-tech design housing the Public Information Library, the largest museum of modern art in Europe and a centre for music research. The concept behind the plan was to create a multicultural … Continue reading Pompidou Centre, Paris

Bookmarks and Bookplates Free Printables

As it is National Storytelling Week I thought I’d share some bookmark and bookplate printables.  I posted some cat and dog designs earlier this month so if pets aren’t your thing then here’s a few different designs – bird, peacock and a seahorse. The free printables are here – Bird and Seahorse Bookmarks and Bookplates Continue reading Bookmarks and Bookplates Free Printables