Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

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A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two On A Gibson Les Paul

May 24, 2010

The weather’s been great in London at the moment. I was going to spend Sunday watching Columbo at Lunchtime and then find somewhere to go to soak up the sun. I received a text from one of my friends, The Ever Gorgeous Dez™, reminding me about an exhibition at The Barbican Curve gallery, by a French artist called Céleste Boursier-Mougenot. It’s an installation featuring Gibson guitars and basses (Les Paul versions), cymbals and Zebra Finches. There’s more…

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Happy Birthday Photoshop!

February 19, 2010

Photoshop is 20 years old today. I can’t believe it’s got to that age already. The digital photo manipulation programme has become the standard tool for all image trickery and just as the word Hoover is used as shorthand for vacuum cleaner, or eating a vast quantity of food at speed, the word Photoshop is a byword for visual fakery. There’s more…