Museum of Modern Art – Wales

MOMA The modest street entrance of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in Machynlleth belies the the offering of this amazing space. In total MOMA consists of nine separate galleries and this doesn’t include the lone painting in the lift shaft – I like the total use of all available display space. MOMA Wales presents a diverse programme of modern art exhibitions throughout the year and features leading artists from across the country. At the time of my visit thereRead more

Destruction in Art

Ifor Davies I visited the Ifor Davies Silent Explosion exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff and I was immediately disappointed to see the sign on the gallery doors prohibiting photography. I do like to take photos of exhibitions I visit and share my experiences with my fellow students at University and on my blog. I enquired at the museum front desk as to why photography was forbidden to be told that the artist; Ifor Davies had made this stipulation. IRead more

Chalkie Davies

Chalkie Davies I am planning to attend the Ifor Davies exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff next week, which has reminded me of the Chalkie Davies exhibition I attended last year at the same venue. The exhibition was entitled The NME Years, which is very much my era and it was great not only to witness some amazing photography but to also reminisce my youth. On display were some excellent examples of Editorial Portraits by Davies, who clearly had a rapport with the singers andRead more