the art of Danny Fox

For such a remote, tiny fishing town in the very South West of England, St Ives has produced a huge legacy of artists from Alfred Wallis to Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Terry Frost, Sandra Blow, Roger Hilton and many more.  And now Danny Fox can be added to that list.  A self-taught artist who describes himself as just ‘going for it’ he is fast making a name in the art world.  I love his work and hope you do too…  Read More

home of Alexander Calder

I love Calder.  Last year I saw an exhibition of his paintings at the Gagosian, London and this summer I was lucky enough to see his circus wire sculptures at Tate Modern.  I loved it so much I went round twice!  I’m a huge fan of anything to do with the circus and my own home is filled with my trapeze sculptures, which left me wondering about Calder’s home.  His mobiles are mostly photographed in minimal spaces, yet I couldn’t believe that someone who made the circus works could possibly live somewhere without clutter.  Especially as he is so often photographed with a ciggie hanging out the corner of his mouth and wild hair.  As you can see from the above picture, I wasn’t disappointed…

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