Vanity of the Bonfires

black and white drawing of figures falling

Vanity of the Bonfires George Eliot’s ‘Romola,’ set in Florence in the 1490s, but written in England in 1862, presents a society where public discourse, people’s everyday lives – their social life, in particular, and street politics were strikingly similar to our own. The public mood was volatile. The Medicis had been expelled by a…

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Vice & Virtue

Pottery vase, flask shaped, slip-painted, glazed

Vice and Virtue Introduction Vice and Virtue is the first exhibition I have curated. I  am grateful to Ruup & Form for hosting and supporting this new departure which runs from June 20th – July 26th, 2024. The six artists I selected have responded to my proposal that contemporary social justice movements are becoming increasingly…

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