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Moby Dick in a Paul Smith Window

In the window of Paul Smith in Covent Garden this lunchtime. Not the greatest photograph, but a white whale shaped stapler on a large piece of crumpled blue paper filled the entire window. So elegant and simple. Managed to speak … Continue reading

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Left unsaid, negative space and Robin Houghton

My art teacher called the space around the object being painted its countershape. This is a term that seems to have fallen out of favour, but the countershape or negative space around an object can be as beautiful as the … Continue reading

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