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postcard collages.

by Bob Osborne on Sunday 19 February 2012 in

Like stamps or coins, postcards became collectable objects replete with nostalgia, their current-day obsolescence
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spray can paintings

by Peter Davies on Sunday 05 September 2010 in

Meeting the london based Abstract painter Denis Bowen in 2000 was a revelation for Osborne
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sackcloth collages

by Bob Osborne on Friday 13 August 2010 in

The common material of sackcloth has found its way into modern art
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foreword by Sylvette David

by Bob Osborne on Friday 13 August 2010 in

The French artists Sylvette David, aka Lydia Corbett, was Picasso's model in the 1950's and has written a foreword to Constructions, the book about the driftwood work and collages of found objects by Bob Osborne.
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rebel not taken

by Bob Osborne on Wednesday 21 July 2010 in

For those with an historical bent, my own ancestry can be traced back to a long line of downtrodden peasants, hawkers, bare knuckle boxers, convicts, rag and bone men and all-round riff-raff - the heroic sort that has always scratched a dodgy living on the outside edge of society.
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