Far beyond the dead horizon

Elisabeth Frink Hog Lectern

AS I was sketching in the excellent Elisabeth Frink exhibition at the Lakeside Art Centre this morning a thought struck me – just how autobiographical is art?   The reason why I ask this question is that up until today I hadn’t realised that all of Frink’s sculptures were in some ways self portraits of the artist herself.  I am sure this is hardly revelatory as no doubt there is a PhD thesis gathering dust  somewhere that explores this exact point.  Still it is new to me which is one of the reasons why I go to exhibitions.

Anyone who has ever had to move complicated items will appreciate the short video put together by the gallery.   It was clearly a close run thing.


About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can
This entry was posted in Art and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.