Denis Taylor’s Art Blog

3 OCTOBER 2016

Art-work OR Craft-work? A marriage made in heaven

Art-work OR Craft-work? A marriage made in heaven by Denis Taylor Readers of this magazine may well know the work of some of the renown Scandinavian glass makers. Kosta Boda and Orrefors are just two of them. The designers for these international companies may be less well known, Kaj Frank, Oiva Toikka, Hydman-Vallen, Mats Jonasson […]

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16 JULY 2016

The Illusionary World of Contemporary Artistic Freedom

The illusionary world of Contemporary Artistic Freedom By Denis Taylor I strayed across an interesting video on YouTube that got me thinking about the relationship between Artistic freedom and Modern Religious Art. This particular discussion, come lecture, was presented by a line up of tenured academics and young post graduate teachers. The panel argued how Contemporary Art […]

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12 MAY 2016

Revolution – Art & Artists

Revolution – Art & Artists By Denis Taylor A three part series of articles about the story of how a very few number of Artists chose to represent one of the most important era’s in modern history. An era that even today continues to affect our planet. It’s a story of how the artists, ignored by […]

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6 MARCH 2016

…Where Do You Get Your Ideas ?

…Where Do You Get Your Ideas ? By Denis Taylor I have been asked this same question many times about my paintings and to be honest, I’ve never answered it to my satisfaction, let alone to the person who asked it of me. The question resurrected itself recently when I was casually reading through one of […]

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6 MARCH 2016

Special Interview With DENIS TAYLOR

Special Interview With DENIS TAYLOR ‘Reflections’ An English painter born in Manchester, UK in 1951, Denis has spent many years researching modern and fine art in the UK, Greece and Sweden. He first exhibited in the UK in 1989 and in Greece from 1990 to 1994 with Swedish based exhibitions from 1995 to present day. […]

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2 FEBRUARY 2016

Painting with pixels or pigments, is there any real difference?

Painting with pixels or pigments, is there any real difference? By Denis Taylor One or two digital art making practitioners and their supporters are going all out to persuade artists and perhaps exhibition audiences, that the time for making Art using pigments on a flat surface applied by hand may be numbered. Inkjet prints of images […]

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8 JANUARY 2016

Looking back for a future Contemporary Art

“Looking back for a future Contemporary Art” By Denis Taylor ’15 Minutes To Midnight (Frozen In Ice)’ Marianne Arnberg Taylor  ©2012 It’s that time again where, if like me, you tend to look back on the year and wonder if the new one ahead will bring changes for the good of all. At the very least […]

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