Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

A new book published today celebrates artist David Hockney’s unique eye and experimentation with the technology and techniques of painting. Its publication coincides with a major exhibition in Cambridge at the Fitzwilliam Museum. I had the great privilege of co-authoring a chapter in the book with Editor, Martin Kemp. OurContinue Reading

Sir Martin Wood

I am greatly saddened by the death of my friend, colleague, and patron, Sir Martin Wood aged 94 years. Sir Martin Wood FRS was a visionary engineer, passionate conservationist, and a prolific philanthropist, who had an incalculable influence on my professional and personal life. I first met Martin when, freshContinue Reading

Moon Glade by Gabriel Hemery

The moon glade, gathering
My stealthy shadow, lighting
The wood and me, brightly
Flashing in amber glow, a warning
Its crepuscular namesake, hiding
Cryptically beneath the holly, stirring
Its wings a blur, zig-zagging
On the waning of the Woodcock Moon. Continue Reading

When I Fall by Gabriel Hemery

When I fall I dream my leaves will brighten Recalling a life lived well To nurture future souls Gabriel Hemery, November 2021Continue Reading