Turner Prize 2015

The nominations for the 2015 Turner Prize have been announced and as usual it's going to divide opinion.  I've been to some of the exhibits in the past and on the whole believe it to be a load of 'artybollox'.  This year is no exception, in my opinion.

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York Street Gallery Exhibition

A glorious day at the seaside yesterday to hang the latest exhibition. York Street Gallery, Ramsgate run by the talented Mike Samson, is a great space beside the sea for artists to exhibit their work.  

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Typewriter Art

In a world of computers and smartphones, the humble typewriter seems long-forgotten as a means to communicate. But one woman has found a continuing use for the machines and it has nothing to do with writing words. 

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Celebrity Emoji Portraits

Who knew emojis - those goofy cartoonish symbols that are popping up all over the place - could be used to make highly detailed artworks?

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Street Art

zebrating

German street art duo Zebrating has been raising eyebrows with their unconventional and innovative street art designs. The designs are only fully visible from certain angles, effectively hiding them in plain sight.

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

This beautiful and poignant installation at the Tower of London really evoked the public, it's wonderful to see art that not only looks fantastic but 'spoke' to so many people.  

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Underwater sculptures

My local city, Canterbury, has an underwater sculpture in the River Stour created by Jason DeCaires Taylor.

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Saatchi New this Week

Had an e mail from the Saatchi Online Gallery to say that 3D Butterfly World Map had been chosen to feature in their 'New this Week' - although it was sold a few months back!  However good to be recognised. If you would like to commission a location butterfly map then please contact me 

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Butterflies on Tour

Has taken a few months but finally finished the 11 large canvasses that will be taking up residence in various places around the UK.

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Available on Download

My Old Man's a Busman Book, now available on download

Peter Gilbert currently resides in Kent, England where his free time is spent writing, listening to an eclectic assortment of music, still making ‘mix tapes’, creating art pieces from pop culture, contributing to various blogs and websites… and daydreaming

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