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Cover to Cover – Bridging the Gap

Gwen John – 1876 to 1939 About a year ago I began my research for our new EAST exhibition “Bridging the Gap” and the subject I chose was the life and work of the Welsh artist Gwen John.  Previous to this I had been looking at the subject of still life and interiors and this […]

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Inspiring textile artists

Yesterday I attended one of the Embroiderer’s Guild online ‘Thread Talks’, tuning in to hear Anthea Godfrey talk about their collection at Bucks Museum. In this presentation we were introduced to new acquisitions but I also learned about some textile artists I have to admit I had never heard of. I don’t know if the […]

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A Trip to Tate

There are two very good reasons to visit Tate Britain at the moment and both relate to textile artworks. Hew Locke’s ‘The Procession’ is both joyful and sinister. It is very site specific at the Tate, reminding the viewer where the Tate’s wealth was originally obtained but it is also about hope. Hew Locke talks […]

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A quarter of a century – and then some

In 1995, EAST was born and in 2020 we panned to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Of course we all know what happened in 2020! So it may be a year on but we did recently celebrate, albeit a year late and in perhaps a little more subdued fashion that we might have done if life […]

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A brief glimpse at The Prize

EAST are really lucky to have as our mentor Anthea Godfrey. Here she is speaking to Hand & Lock’s Communication Manager, Robert McCaffrey about The Prize 2020 on her involvement as a judge for their annual competition and why it is important to get the brief right. For more information visit Hand & Lock’s Prize […]

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