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Posts Tagged ‘Tove Jansson’

An interview with Augusta Akerman: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Augusta Akerman has had a varied creative career so far but has now settled on illustration as her main focus, with beautiful results.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Augusta Akerman 'a section of my first litho print'
Augusta Akerman is yes, you got it, yet another Camberwell College of Arts graduate. She contributes a painterly image to my colouring book inspired by a love of 50s modernism. Find her in Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, available now on Kickstarter.

Augusta Akerman 'Couples and Technology'
I love the way you draw figures, which artists have inspired you? I think they look very Henry Moore-esue
Yes you are very right! I have always been very inspired by that particular period around 1950's modernism, Festival of Britain era, having been brought up on artists like Moore, Hepworth, Ravilious and Bawden. These were the artists my parents loved, so we were always going to galleries to see this kind of work. Every summer we go to Cornwall and… read more

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Exhibition Review: Alice in Wonderland at the Tate Liverpool

An ambitious new exhibition at the Tate Liverpool tracks the influence of Alice in Wonderland through the visual arts. From illustrations and fabric designs to Surrealism and contemporary video installations, no stone has been left unturned.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago I was whisked up to Liverpool to see a preview of the new Tate exhibition Alice in Wonderland, which runs until the 29th January 2011. The […]

An interview with Augusta Akerman

Multitasking for the 21st Century and showing the benefits of being freelance: Photographer, Illustrator, Set Designer, the list does not stop...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

GUS AKERMAN aka AUGUSTA AKERMAN is an incredibly talented polymath, cost since training as a photographer, shop Akerman has turned her hand and eye to a variety of creative endeavors: […]

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Art listings November 9-15

Polaroids, Moomins (sort of) and personal space issues.

Written by Satu Fox

Self confessed image junkie and international artist Mark Pawson‘s exhibition ‘Signs and Maps‘ will be arriving at the ‘Here and Now‘ gallery in Falmouth, visit this site doctor Cornwall with […]