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Admiral Ackbar's blog: "art stuff"

created on 10/05/2009  |  http://fubar.com/art-stuff/b310817

Decided on a whim to take my parents to the Sainsbury Centre this weekend, which they'd never been to, at the University here in Norwich, as they had on an exhibition of photographs that Norfolk Photographer Justin Partyka has taken over eight years of Rural and Farming life in East Anglia.  Absolutely stunning.  Seeing your own natural environment interpreted in an artistic context really makes you see the familiar in a new way.  I'm no farm boy, but I spent a few summers working in a farm shop, and my parents grew up in this kind of environment, although again, they aren't strictly farm folk.  Really opened my eyes to the inherent beauty of the Norfolk landscape, and the cultural context of the region within which I was born.  Totally inspiring, and my parents loved it.

 

Also took in the other major exhibition the Centre has on at the moment, which was very much 'Modern Art', so the usual heady blend of fascination and nonsense.  Not sure what my parents made of the chair wearing a bra being sexed by another chair in y-fronts, but...

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