Collecting to Inspire Your Creativity

Last week I visited the Magnificent Obsessions exhibition at The Barbican. This is a showcase of the large and hugely diverse collections of post war and contemporary artists.

What I found most inspiring about this exhibition was the range of objects and the vast places they were picked up. Many of the collections weren’t expensive paintings or rare artefacts in glass cases but things found in everyday places that inspire the artist. I started to look at the objects I have accumulated over time and could see how a small collection could be formed. Continue Reading