Preparation for my Russian exhibition Part 1

These blog notes are basically my journal for preparation of my exhibition of artwork in St Petersburg in May, 2012.

I’m reading 4 books over the next few weeks before I start my planning for my artwork for my exhibition in St Petersburg in May.   I was so excited when they arrived!  I went to the beach today and read through half of the first one… Memoirs of Madame Vigee-Lebrun, beautiful portrait painter and woman.  Her journey as an artist breathes an air of familiarity to my own life and inspires me greatly.

I was particularly enthused by her chapter on her initial journey and seven year stay in St Petersburg- a total surprise to me, as I intially wanted to read her memoirs to get a greater feel for the rococco time from a female artists’ perspective.  But I was… Continue reading

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