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Press release 30/12/13
The Tate Modern has bought some dung artwork from a conceptual Mexican artist for £16,000...a sniff at that price.

I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
Joseph Beuys

“You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search.”
Rick Riordan

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.”
Pablo Picasso



The Black-tailed Godwit
A tall, elegant wader, the black-tailed godwit breeds in wet grasslands and winters on coastal estuaries and marshes, and inland shallow waters
38 height x 37 width x 14 cm Dia weight 400g
retail price £450.00 plus p&p
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As far as I am concerned, a painting speaks for itself. What is the use of giving explanations, when all is said and done? A painter has only one language
Pablo Picasso


Much of modern art is devoted to lowering the threshold of what is terrible. By getting us used to what, formerly, we could not bear to see or hear, because it was too shocking, painful, or embarrassing, art changes morals.
Susan Sontag.

“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.”
Oscar Wilde

“Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”
Oscar Wilde

Greater Roadrunner
The legendary roadrunner bird is famous for its distinctive appearance, its ability to eat rattlesnakes and for scooting across the American deserts.
A bird born to run, the Greater Roadrunner can outrace a human, kill a rattlesnake, and thrive in the harsh Desert landscapes.
38 h x 85 w x 35 cm. 750g £950.00 plus p&p
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Title :
Some day my prince will come
media: oil
painted: Lawrie Simonson
series of 2 plates
2012 Group show exhibition at the One Years Gallery, Hoxton, London

Size : 28 cm diameter
£5
75.00


Title : Now I kiss you my prince
media: oil
painted: Lawrie Simonson
series of 2 plates
2012 Group show exhibition at the One Years Gallery, Hoxton, London
Size : 28 cm diameter
£575.00



 

Long-billed Curlew
One of the most distinctive shorebirds you’ll ever see in California will be the Long-billed Curlew. It’s the largest North American shorebird.
81 height x 85 width x 35 cm Diameter, 1 kilo
retail price £950.00 plus p&p
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Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
Friedrich Nietzsche

 

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