Monday, 15 October 2012

Derby Day

A busy summer drew to a close with a day off in Derby. These photographs show a selection of works currently on show in The Visual Poetry of 1001 Objects, an exhibition of wood, bone, glass and stone, at Derby Museum until January 2014. 


Spectacles


Australian daggers


The Spade Bone of Ye Wonderful Dun Cow
(whale bone pub sign)


Alphabet crib book


Skulls of Little Tern and Redwing


It is more blessed to give than to receive 
- Eric Gill


It is better to Prosecute than to Beg 
- Derby Council

4 comments:

Mário said...

Hello Nancy,

have you heard of Bertil Vallien?

Maye you enjoy looking at this:

http://olivrodaareia.blogspot.pt/2012/09/veneza-2-os-vidros-de-bertil-vallien.html

Sorry for the language, I may translate if you need.

Nice to read you again

Mário

Mário said...

Nancy, I'm so sorry, I could have sent this link instead, in english:

http://ultima0thule.blogspot.pt/2012/09/the-arctic-in-venice-glaceglass-art-of.html


:)

NANCY CAMPBELL said...

Thank you for the link, Mário. I got a little way with GoogleTranslate! I like the faces (some more on Vallien's website) as well as that wonderful icy campsite with the thin red line. I'm very grateful for the introduction.

Nancy

theresa said...

How beautiful these objects are! Esp. that wonderful dun cow...