Sunday, 17 August 2014

Barcelona

 There is always so much to absorb in Barcelona.  I have only ever been without my kids before and this time, with them, I had a much different experience.  Not always a smooth one either.......
Their agenda clashes with my hunger for any galleries or exhibitions.  How can it be that I have produced two people who 'can't be bothered' with a contemporary art gallery housing no less than five crisp, edgy shows of zeitgeist and aesthetic splendour.  We found a common ground outside, however. The skateboarders.  A constant pulse of moving wheels, tricks and slamming boards.  The kids watched in wonder at these hero-acrobats while my own eyes wandered around the marks left by an obsessive, repetitive movement.


Notes Page 16

A tutorial. I return to the beginnings to try and explain everything. The shopping lists get pulled out from all of the other dross. It...