For some years now, I’ve harboured an artistic concept for a piece of Concept Art (capital C, capital A).
Compare and contrast: Be honest, now: you always knew my head would end up on a spike some day. (On the plus side, this does finally confirm my face to be a work of art.) The above piece is part of artist Jo Pearl’s installation of ceramic heads expressing the six emotions Charles Darwin defined…
‘Cookmaid with Still Life of Vegetables and Fruit’ c.1620-5, by Sir Nathaniel Bacon.
Long-term readers of Gruts might remember that my mate Bill is something of a sausage artist.
For reasons I won't bore you with, I had occasion to visit the Pencil Museum in Keswick on Wednesday. Now there's 15 minutes and £4.50 I'll never see again.