Top Ten Paintings

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Rising to a Facebook challenge during lockdown, I am posting a ‘top ten’ of paintings which influenced me over the years, each with a few notes. One of the first art books that I ever owned was The Picture History of Painting, by H.W. and Dora Jane Janson. This was first published in 1957, and appeared in a concise edition …

TV & Newspaper Coverage – Archives, March 2000

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As part of the FMP, I am exploring my archives – not just my own images, going back to 1994 – but also contemporary press coverage. When Ingrid, myself and Victoria visited the Reconciliation Areas in March 2000, we were accompanied by national Cambodian press and TV. Whilst we downplayed it at the time, reconciliation had only been happening for …