Tag Archives: Art

Craftsmanship will out …

Returning to Bali after a 20 year absence was a memorable experience. There were many highlights but one clear memory shines through – the love and skill of Balinese craftsmen and artists for nature and for art.  Their reverence for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trees

On our travels, we love coming across unusual art installations and this unique flower tree definitely caught our eye whilst we were on a trip to Lyon, Rhône-Alpes last year. We spotted the bright colours and large quirky design from … Continue reading

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Santa Monica all set to GLOW this September

GLOW is back in sunny Santa Monica,  September 28th this year, following the glowing success stories from the trendy art festivals’ visit in 2008 and 2010 (couldn’t help myself there). So what is Glow? It’s an all night, dusk-and-beyond event featuring stunning works … Continue reading

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Painter by Name, Painter by Nature!

Colin Painter is a British artist who has lived in the Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, for a number of years.  I suspect with a name like his, his career choice was made for him at birth! If you are in the area around … Continue reading

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Fairmont’s Next Chapter …

One of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts newest marketing initiatives, The Next Chapter, has intigued me, as it involves working with world-renowned paper sculptress, Su Blackwell. One of Fairmont’s keynote phrases is “turning moments into memories” and she has quite literally done … Continue reading

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