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updates, exhibitions, news & articles by artist Michelle Rumney
2015-LH16-The-Islands-4

Making 'The Islands'

I met Agnes Martin in 1994, when I was in New Mexico on a student exchange. She was kind enough to give me an hour […]
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image of 1872 edition of Alice in Wonderland - deconstructed in artist Michelle Rumney's studio

Only Half the Story?

I've been breaking up books again. This time though, it was a tough decision to follow through on. A risk. Totally out of my comfort […]
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BIENNALE DI VENEZIA 2013

999 Miles - The Road to Venice

For years, I've wanted to attend the Venice Biennale. Or just go to Venice, period. There are many reasons and I could justify this goal in […]
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'The Road to Tobemory', a mixed media contemporary artwork by Michelle Rumney in the form of a 7-Circuit Labyrinth, Scottish road atlas pages on paper, photo showing a detail view of the artist's finished unframed work

The Road to Tobermory

In the second of the labyrinth series, I started with a large scale UK road atlas I've had for years. These days my iphone often […]
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'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 7 Path Labyrinth',, mixed media contemporary art, book pages on paper, 163 x 163 cm, 2012

Into the Labyrinth...

For years I've been fascinated by labyrinths. Maybe it's because the myth of the minotaur sends shivers down this Taurean's spine. Maybe it's because they're […]
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Word of 2010 - 'Shine'

In the autumn, I was commissioned to make a painting by a friend as a gift for her husband. The brief was simple - she […]
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Shine (work in progress), oil, ink, pigments & jos papers on canvas, 2009

"Shine"

Title: Shine Medium: Oil, pigments & jos papers on canvas Dimensions: 146 x 117 cm Date: 2009 This painting began as a commissioned piece, for a Christmas present for […]
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