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The Cooper Gallery – A space in-between: A is for Avant-Garde, Z is for Zero

Cooper Gallery’s detour in the space in-between where we find ourselves, somewhere between life as it was and the world to come, begins by sharing reading, listening and screening material related to and featured in our currently postponed exhibition A is for Avant-Garde, Z is for Zero: Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen, compiled with generous support…Continue Reading The Cooper Gallery – A space in-between: A is for Avant-Garde, Z is for Zero

RDMH – Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the Woods by Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains

Poetry, digital printing, waterless lithography & a caramel wafer! Connecting well being & nature, these wonderful contributions are from Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains for the River Deep Mountain High exhibition. Inspired by flora, fauna, nature notes & the Tayside coast.    Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the…Continue Reading RDMH – Reticulating Rivers and Forest Forages: Personal Geographies of a Walk in the Woods by Christine Kingsley and Susan P Mains

The Peto Collection – The Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, May 1965

Peto captured the Beatles filming and recording their second feature HELP in 1965! One of the film’s most iconic scenes is the Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, protected by the Army from the cult who want to sacrifice Ringo. Photo-journalist Michael Peto worked with The Observer during the 1950s and ‘60s. His collection is a…Continue Reading The Peto Collection – The Beatles playing on Salisbury Plain, May 1965

The Peto Collection – Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, 1963

Peto excelled at capturing the world of ballet, particularly the relationship between Nureyev and Fonteyn the two most iconic dancers of the period as this image from 1963 shows. He not only photographed productions, but also rehearsals like this one for ‘Marguerite and Armand’. Photo-journalist Michael Peto worked with The Observer during the 1950s and…Continue Reading The Peto Collection – Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, 1963