Joan Miro – Assemblage – Found Objects and Figures

Joan Miro – Figure and Bird, Bronze 1968   I was lucky enough to spend a long weekend in Barcelona this summer. Such an amazing city – lovely people and fabulous architecture. I was delighted by Gaudi, but I think the highlight for me was probably Fundacio Joan Miro.   It is a spacious purpose-built gallery situated on Montjuic with wonderful … Read More

Eye

(Detail from The Big Fish – a printed ceramic mosaic sculpture by John Kindness – 1999 Donegall Quay Belfast) I find it endlessly fascinating to contemplate how we, as individuals, interpret the world. As a very small child I drew mermaids sitting on rocks, pointed out dolphins, turreted castles and tall ships in cloud formations and worried my mystified parents … Read More