Art and the Art Executor

When my sister Jenny died suddenly I had to learn what Art Executors do from scratch. I hoped blogging about it would help others in the same situation – and encourage artists to think ahead as well.  Newer entries are more about Jenny’s Art.

Six wonderful artists

Six wonderful artists

Six other artists made the London exhibition of Jenny’s works a work of art in its own right.

the dancing particles

the dancing particles

‘a sense of wonder of the movement within the very heart of things’

SPIRAL of questions

SPIRAL of questions

How do we treat a work when we know so little about it, not even if the artist would have wanted to be known?

Seeing is Believing

Seeing is Believing

Untitled, 2010. Paper, 56 x 56 cm boxed (wood and glass) 60 x 60 x 7 cm This and three other paper works by Jenny are now on display until February 20th, as part of a mixed show in Katherine Richards' exciting new Gallery at 111 Portland Road Hove. If you can get to...

False Colours

False Colours

How a simple typing mistake misled the artist, a Gallery owner, and the Art Executor.

Following the numbers

Following the numbers

4 years on, I am starting to realise that being an Art Executor is a lifetime’s calling.

Into the blue

Into the blue

Setting off into the blue sky, two men in a balloon are alone in the vastness.

Changing the plan

Changing the plan

Like many, more important, projects for 2020 our plan for an exhibition of Jenny’s work has fallen victim to Covid-19.

A Question of Style

A Question of Style

Did Morandi’s example inspire her to paint the same pots for 50 years?

A question of definition

A question of definition

An artist’s experiences can influence their work after a long gestation and without their being conscious of it.