Just Gillian – creativity and culture

  • Live your own life

    July 18, 2019 by

    “Live your own life” – no idea who said that first! Thank you for taking the time to read this first post of my new blog. My name is Gillian and I am an artist, curator and social history nerd. The above quote, and I assume it is a real quote although I have no… Read more

  • The day I met Vincent

    February 17, 2020 by

    I have just come back from visiting the Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience currently open on London’s Southbank behind the National Theatre.  I have been a fan of Van Gogh’s art for years and have visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and last year (2019) I saw the Van Gogh in London exhibition at… Read more

  • Up Close and personal

    February 16, 2020 by

    Another interesting artist who seems to have been relegated to the shadows is Jann Haworth, the American Pop Artist.   Born in 1942 in California, she moved to London in 1961 to study at the Slade School of Art where she quickly enjoyed the reputation as a rebel in a male dominated institution.  She began making… Read more

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