All posts by Melinda Berkovitz

Cover to Cover – Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap has occupied my creative thoughts for nearly two years, not an unusual amount of time when developing a body of work. For me this topic was one that I joyfully embraced as I have been focused on women artists and gender issues in art for many years. I am also fascinated by […]

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Cover to Cover …

HEADS UP! After the usual break for Easter, the EAST group was excited to reconvene both online and in person last weekend. For many months now members have been progressing with their own research and textile pieces. All the necessary “behind the scenes” arrangements required to launch a new body of work are similarly gathering […]

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Spirals in Abstraction

Preparation for a new body of work is a journey – not necessarily in a straight line, but full of stops and starts and often double takes along the way. For me this process is the most important and often the most difficult. I often feel that my final pieces do not reflect the highs […]

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Bridging the Gap: Hilma af Klint & Abstraction

“DISRUPTING ART HISTORY” Borrowed from the title  Discover the Visionary Artist – disrupting Art History, (Hilma af Klint exhibition 2021, NSW Art Gallery, Sydney.) From obscurity to centre stage, Hilma af Klint is fast becoming a familiar name and increasingly recognised as one, if not the first, pioneer of abstract painting. In 2013, art historian […]

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Brilliant day out with friends and Cornelia

ABSTRACTION

Janette, in her previous blog, mentioned Cornelia Parker at Tate Britain, but as I too was captivated and inspired, I have decided to add a little more detail about this amazing experience that I shared with Janette, Susan and June on a recent much needed ‘arty day’ out in London. It is fabulous – quirky, […]

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