Author: Esther Boehm

  • The Magical World of Alison Dunhill

    I went to the Fermoy Gallery in King’s Lynn to see Alison Dunhill’s exhibition ‘Plaster, Parquet and Pillars’ with great anticipation. My first impression was, “I love it!” In this beautiful space with natural light coming in from above, the predominantly small scale work was excellently curated. Each piece is an island of discovery. An…

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  • IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHELE SUMMERS

    Interview with Esther Boehm THIS YEAR WE FELT VERY PRIVILEGED TO HAVE VERONICA SEKULES OF GROUNDWORK GALLERY SELECT THE BEST IN SHOW (SYD DAVISON CUP) AT THE SUMMER EXHIBITION. SHE CHOSE YOUR WORK. HOW DID THAT MAKE YOU FEEL?I was very surprised and it felt great to have my work chosen. It had been quite…

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  • 108 Steps …

    108 steps is what it took me to walk the length of A Line in Norfolk by Richard Long. Walking the line is reminiscent of Long’s ground breaking work of 1967, A Line Made by Walking. Now, 50 years later, I was walking a line parallel to a work made specifically for this exhibition. A…

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  • IN CONVERSATION WITH ANDREW SCHUMANN

    Interview with Esther Boehm YOU WERE BORN IN LONDON, WHERE YOUR PARENTS MET, BUT YOUR ROOTS LIE IN GERMANY AND RUSSIA. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THAT?My father’s family emigrated from northwest Germany, then ruled by Denmark, to Estonia in the mid-nineteenth century. Many German families emigrated to the Baltic states, then ruled by Russia.…

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  • Rauschenberg — Absolutely Inspiring

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) is an artist who has been a motivational figure for me since I studied Fine Arts. What he did was ground breaking. It was inspirational. Now, having been lucky enough to have seen his retrospective at the Tate Modern, I see that his work was far more extensive and far reaching than…

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  • IN CONVERSATION WITH LYDIA HAINES

    Interview with Esther Boehm WHAT MADE YOU COME TO DOCKING?Proximity to the coast and London as well as the dry windy atmosphere which dries the screens more quickly! Childhood memories – my grandmother was born and lived in Norfolk all her life. WHAT WAS IT LIKE GETTING LINKED UP WITH THE ARTISTIC COMMUNITY IN NORFOLK?Moving…

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