Good Impressions and Great Vibrations: The Virtual and Real Worlds of the Museum

This blog post was written as a contribution for the series relating to Open Access Week, posted this week on RGU Library‚Äôs page. You can find posts from other contributors here Open Access Week 2022 – Library Matters, more information about Open Access at https://library.rgu.ac.uk/open-access. Just as COVID struck, RGU Art and Heritage were inContinue reading Good Impressions and Great Vibrations: The Virtual and Real Worlds of the Museum

Object of the Week

During her time at Gray’s School of Art, some of Angela’s work sought to ‘celebrate the courage of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo’, a group of human rights activists who began demonstrating in 1977. They protested against the military dictatorship and appealed for the return of the ‘desaparecidos’, their disappeared children.

Object of the Week

Research and process sketchbook, relating to the artist’s final year collection. Artist’s statement:I was profoundly inspired by the country of Finland. From the land to the architecture, collapsed cabins in the forests, endless rows of birch trees against, a piercing blue sky, the sound philosophies of the people; Finland found a way under my skin.Continue reading “Object of the Week”

National Poetry Day

It’s National Poetry Day! To celebrate this year’s theme, ‘The Environment’, we’d like to share this lithograph by Ceri Richards titled ‘The force that drives the water through the rocks’. The artist produced a series of lithographs inspired by various works of the poet Dylan Thomas, 1914-1953. This piece is inspired by a poem titledContinue reading “National Poetry Day”