Tag Archives: St Ives

Tony Shiels, the Movie

The exhibit was on Tony Shiels, considered one of the third generation St Ives’ artists, but what totally surprised me was the video, Making Marks, by Ben MacGregor that was used to support the show. It did much more than that; it stole the show! I wasn’t prepared to be enchanted by a video about an artist, so different from …

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The Nail In the Coffin

“Codswallop” is a performance piece created by the Cornish veteran artist Ken Turner, inspired by the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes. At the St Ives Festival in September 2017 he placed a large, fresh cod onto a trolley and pulled the vehicle through the streets of St Ives challenging people to discuss their lack of sensibility to art. He visited the …

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      8th April 2016, 7.30 pm Penwith Gallery St Ives ‘Should the Future of the Penwith be its Past?’ Questions from the audience from 8pm. Speakers: Peter Davies, Penwith. Michael Gaca, Belgrave Gallery St Ives. Daniel H Nanavati, UK Editor New Art Examiner. Derek Guthrie, Publisher, New Art Examiner.   Admission free. Refreshments from the cafe. Sponsored by …

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