Tag Archives: Art

An Architectural Marvel

I have to admit to a liking for contemporary architecture so it might come as no surprise to read that I am immensely looking forward – imminently – to seeing one of the most technically difficult buildings ever constructed – … Continue reading

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A contemporary gem in artistic Ubud

Having spread the news about the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan in Ubud, Bali many years ago in a previous PR role, but never personally visiting, I had the great pleasure of putting that right this year. The design audacity … Continue reading

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A Return to Eden: Bali Revisited

Bali is over-developed now – it’s too touristy – these were the opinions given to me by some of my friends when I shared the news with them that I was finally returning after a decade to this Indonesian island. … Continue reading

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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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