Bayes as luxury? Somers Town reaches American art audiences

Gilbert Bayes reaches new audiences as Esther leslie writes for a US art journal on the Bayes’ clock in response to the question: What role have objects, that have long been deemed as “superfluous”, played in shaping and negotiating our political, social, and economic needs, wants, and desires, both past and present?  In British Art… Continue reading Bayes as luxury? Somers Town reaches American art audiences

Competition – win £50 ends soon!

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What happened to the art for the people?

Much heated conversation about the missing ‘finials’ that decorated drying posts in St Pancras flats in Somers Town. A number had witnessed the destruction and taking of the finials over the years. “People did used to steal them overnight sometimes, you would go out on the balcony and see another metal post instead of the… Continue reading What happened to the art for the people?