An exhibition featuring the work of artists in the Between The Islands project has opened with limited viewing at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
“Annie called by – folk can call by now – thanks to the ease-up in Covid restrictions. “
Gallery owner Cary Welling hopes that residents will take the opportunity to see (at a safe distance from each other) beautiful prints, paintings, ceramics, glass and a sound installation.
“In a strange way, the constraints of lockdown have encouraged us to think innovatively about education and public engagement” Professor Frank Rennie, Lews Castle UHI
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“I like C.D.’s. I never got on too well with vinyl – I’m someone who can’t polish shoes without getting polish on everything”
“This song started running around my head the day after Prine died, as I was doing laundry. It stayed with me through the dryer cycle, and I moved from my head to a notebook about ten minutes later.”
“What does Britain mean to people today? A very big theme to tackle at the present time.”
“Think about the inside of a house. Think about all that that holds. Think about it.”
The Third of May 1808 by Francisco Goya depicting the brutality of war on civilian resistance was revolutionary for its day and inspired future works by many later artists.