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A new broom sweeps clean; mark-making as it goes….

Progressions towards a bigger picture, thinking about fire, the cleansing power of it, the rebirth after it, the ‘sweeping clean’ of it. Working on ‘sweeping clean” -a handmade African broom is a satisfying tool to clean my canvas and then … Continue reading

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Bright Skies and Waterlilies; New Year, New Hope….

Bright Skies and Waterlilies…. Wonderful soaking rains in Harare have filled our dams at Borrowdale Brooke Estate and rejuvenated our gardens. A New Year and New Hope.  Bright skies behind palms start our day as we walk … And the … Continue reading

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Freedom – gallery delta

Freedom – gallery delta — Read on gallerydelta.com/exhibition/freedom/

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Winged Victory; Beyond Beyoncé

My work on Nike, the winged Greek goddess of Victory- Constantly sketching and musing over the power of this image…. here I am working on canvas with my own handmade mopani hardwood charcoal …. Nike, who is celebrated in the … Continue reading

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Gallery Delta, Art for Arts Sake….

An impressive and evocative art video from a few years back, by Nigel Hulett of Granadilla Films…memories and inspirations. youtube.com/watch “Gallery Delta, Art for Arts Sake…. “ ..listen to music from such as Hope Masike on Mbira, watch art memories … Continue reading

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Beautiful Struggle and Burnt Offerings

Zimbabwe Johnson Zuze, artist statement: ‘I create art using items of urban junk that collect from street corners and land fills. I give them new existence and present them with a lively presence beyond their primary use into poetic dimension.I … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart is; Where the Art is…….

What does home mean to me in these difficult ‘Covid’ times, times of worldwide isolation, restriction, social distancing…?  Home can be a place to retreat to and a place of love, for me a place where I create my Art … Continue reading

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Dancing with my shadow, Dancing with my totem; Dancing alone….’

Dancing with my shadow, Dancing with my totem, Dancing alone….’ Painting by Lin Barrie… Dancing with my shadow, Dancing with my totem, Dancing alone is acrylic on canvas board, framed with Pod mahogany, size 4 x 3 feet. It was … Continue reading

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Mosi Oa Tunya Literary Review; African Art and African Writing

The Smoke That THUNDERS!!! MOSI OA TUNYA LITERARY REVIEW I am honoured to be included in the first multi-lingual, pan-African, online literary magazine from Zimbabwe!— Read on http://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/65274703/issue-1 Read Africa’s latest poetry and stories, view my art….

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Will the Sun Rise Again Post Covid?!; Lin Barrie, “Hands on Hearts”, acrylic painting on canvas, at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, 2020

In 2020 a global disaster struck, as the virus Covid 19 rapidly became top of the news and top of human concerns worldwide.. here is part of my larger painting, portraying a hand on heart greeting, common to the Changana … Continue reading

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