Browsing Category: lobsters

  • Properzia de’ Rossi (1490-1530)

    Of the 35 renaissance artists to feature in this copy of Giorgio Vasari’s The Lives of the Artists, there is only one woman. And it is a surprise half way through Book III to discover even one. This was Properzia de’ Rossi and the three pages dedicated to her life are among the most engaging …

    May 3, 2011
  • Edwina Ashton, Peaceful serious creatures (lobster arranging), 2011

    Most of those lucky enough to see Edwina Ashton’s performance at Jerwood Space in the next five weeks will be, presumably, non-plussed. How else to react to people dressed as lobsters? For three hour stretches the lobsters may be seen to rearrange objects. There may be more to it, but that’s the gist. It’s a …

    March 18, 2011