Although my main goal for the flying visit to London in January was Blake, there were plenty of things to be seen. And going from Tate to Tate is always a good excuse to hop on a boat. It’s more expensive than taking the tube or busses, but you can’t beat the view.
I was delighted to see the Dora Maar exhibit: photographer, poet, painter — yet another artist dismissed as a muse for a man for far too long. I really didn’t know about her journalistic photography which was really arresting. Her later paintings were new to me as well and exquisite. More pix on the ‘book because there’s room there, but here are some gems: