Pat Southwood on mon 12 jun 06
I had cause to go up to the big smoke today as I had to deliver 4 pots =
to a group exhibition at
"The Light Gallery" Porchester Place, London W2=20
13th - 18th June.=20
After I had delivered my pots I spent the rest of the day seeing the =
Modernism Exhibition at the V&A=20
Loads of stuff that i had studied in my History of Design books as a =
student. it was brill.
On the way through the museum i passed a section with some stunning =
Japanese and Chinese pots, swords, artefacts etc. Celadon, Oribe, Hares =
fur, oil spot, Tenmoku. yum
I hav'nt been to the V&A for about 7 years so it was really good to go =
again. There is a delightful piece of water in the courtyard now and =
toddlers were marching through it in a determined fashion today at a =
Most of the grown ups sat around the edge cooling their museum feet in =
I also bought a book that I have been meaning to get for ages,"Dear Mr. =
Leach" by Sebastian Blackie. he writes e-mails to B.L adressed to =
Wow, I didn't realize that was actually a site, it just went blue !!=20
I heartily recommend it as a good thoughtfull read, Seb. writes well. He =
was once a visiting lecturer at my college and i have heard him lecture =
in both the V&A and at The Sainsburys Centre.=20
I read the book on the train on the way home. Afterall, I had plenty of =
We were travelling at 20mph due to the tracks being in danger of melting =
in the heat !!
I guess it makes a change from having the wrong sort of leaf on the =
Glaad to be back in the sticks.
Russel Fouts on wed 14 jun 06
>> After I had delivered my pots I spent the rest of the day seeing
the Modernism Exhibition at the V&A Absolutly brilliant. <<
Is this a new exposition?
>> I guess it makes a change from having the wrong sort of leaf on
the Track. <<
I thought it was the wrong kind of snow. ;-)
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