If some of the work shown by Hauser and Wirth has not been to your taste, do not be put off, for the new exhibition, on until 22nd February, contains work by the video artist Pipilotti Rist which I personally found amazing, unforgettable, moving and beautiful. Continue reading Unforgettable. Unmissable. Pipilotti Rist at Hauser and Wirth.
In a totally absorbing lecture entitled Time at the Museum Dr Alexander Sturgis Director of the Ashmolean in Oxford explored how the role of museums in making the past present works and in which he looked at the way the immediacy of museum objects can both help and hinder historical understanding. Continue reading BAS Christmas Lecture by Dr Alexander Sturgis