Tag Archives: national gallery

in constable country, again

last year, i wrote that i planned to make a winter visit to constable country. well, dear reader, i did make a special visit to ‘Constable country’ in early march, which as any British person or Englishman will unhappily remind you if asked, still felt like the depths of winter. it was a bright day, [...]

a musing at the museum

isolated poses looking in different directions for the purpose of understanding
the ornithology room at the museum was quiet on the afternoon i visited. with the current trend for the quasi-museological in the art world, the artfully ‘animated’ array of bird species started to take on the uncanny presence of a contemporary art installation. naturally, i [...]

in constable country

this is a small toy farm trailer or cart (or hay wain) situated inside a much larger, rusty farm trailer (or hay wain) – it would probably look quite effective with a muddy puddle. this photograph is not a deliberate social comment on farming but is more the result of chance, circumstance & a small [...]