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Joseph Cornell- Wonderlust »

On July 24th, 2015 Lucy Finley wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

You find the extraordinary in the ordinary through Joseph Cornell’s work. In this exhibition, his imagination allows those who visit to join him in a fantastical vision of the world around us.   Filled with objects from the everyday, Cornell’s work is composed of delicate glass bottles, to create ‘shadow boxes’ transforming the mundane into the extraordinary. Searching high […]

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Pretty in Print – The Summer Collection »

On July 23rd, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Like a florist selecting their favourite blooms, we have put together the perfect Selvedge summer bouquet. Composed of four back issues all containing features on floral prints and patterns. This collection is the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s evening. The Collection includes; Issue 12 – Voyage, which seeks out the patterns of the world with many prints finding […]

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Sybil Andrews; A Complete Catalogue »

On July 21st, 2015 Lucy Finley wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

  This year Sybil Andrews is given the credit she deserves, as the first complete catalogue of her work has been published. To coincide with the release, there will be a major exhibition of her work later this year at the Osborne Samuel Gallery in London. Andrews skills lie not only in linocuts. By trade, […]

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Natural Dyeing The pursuit of colour »

On July 20th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Guest Blog Post Lancaster & Cornish The world is a colourful place. Regardless of how each of us perceive those colours, the pursuit to re-create the colours of nature in our day to day surroundings has been relentless through the history of mankind. The challenge of finding and processing materials capable of producing lasting colours […]

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The Art of Bedlam: Richard Dadd »

On July 19th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Thankfully this exhibition resists the temptation to market Richard Dadd as ‘an outsider artist’– a term far too frequently applied and often without proper consideration to the artist and their work. This show considers how Dadd’s work and highly original imagination thrived in both Bethlem and Broadmoor and the people and contexts from and around which he […]

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