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Cabinet: architects and designers question cultural heritage and public institutions

Architecture and design Plymouth

Architecture and design can have quite an influence on its surroundings – that’s what we’re in this for, after all. Which is why we’re eagerly awaiting the Cabinet exhibition at Plymouth’s Peninsula Arts.

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Kurt Jackson: River at Plymouth City Museum: review

Plymouth artist Steve Clement-Large reviews Kurt Jackson: River exhibition at Plymouth City Museum

Kurt Jackson: River is at Plymouth City Museum to July 10.

I knew I could relate to an artist like Kurt Jackson immediately I saw one of his open sketchbooks on display. A rough pencil sketch of the viaduct over the Tamar at Calstock – annotated ‘after a pint in the Tamar Inn’. Beer and art –good combination.

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Encountering Reynolds at the Peninsula Arts Gallery: exhibition of the week

It is perhaps a little strange that the first image you see in the Encountering Reynolds exhibition at the Peninsula Arts Gallery is not by Joshua Reynolds at all. Reynolds after Raphael, isn’t even a painted picture, but a photograph of a staged reconstruction of Reynolds’s artwork: Caroline, Duchess of Marlborough and her daughter Lady Caroline Spencer, taken by and featuring Victoria Hall in 2006, some 214 years after the artist’s death.

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