The Art Show is broadcast at 04:00 PM on Monday.
Guests on The Art Show are invited to discuss five works of art that mean something to them, either personally or professionally. They are also invited to select some music, which we play during the interview. The programme is researched and presented by Juliet Franks production by Jason Townsend. The following guests have joined us on the programme:
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Francis Bacon, In Camera:
Compton Verney, Warwickshire
In this special edition of the Art Show, Juliet visited Compton Verney, a spectacular and award winning art gallery in Warwickshire, where she explored their temporary exhibition: Francis Bacon: In Camera. Accompanied by the leading author on Bacon, Martin Harrison, Juliet walks through the galleries and discusses the life and working processes of this renowned figurative painter.
These following images are discussed in the programme and form a part of Compton Verney's exhibition:
For more information about the collection and exhibition programme at Compton Verney, do visit their website at: www.comptonverney.org.uk and information about The Hugh Lane gallery in Dublin can be found at: www.hughlane.ie
The music that we play during this show includes:
Thomas Plant is an auctioneer and Director of the Special Auction Services in Midgham, Nr Reading. For nine years he has been a valuation expert on the BBC's much loved programmes Bargain Hunt and Flog It! and together with his wife Angela, organised a Charity Antiques Roadshow in aid of the Oxford Fetal Medicine Fund. The roadshow took place at Tingewick Hall at the John Radcliffe Hospital.
THOMAS PLANT'S MUSIC CHOICES :
THE BISHOP OF OXFORD
The Bishop of Oxford, The Rt Revd John Pritchard, leads the Church of England in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, with parishes also in Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire and Warwickshire. The Bishop's seat is Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford yet his role is wide-ranging across the Thames Valley area, as the diocese of Oxford is now the fourth most populous in the Church of England. When we met, Bishop John talked about his faith, his work and a selection of art that has become important to him.
For more information about The Rt Revd John Pritchard and the work of the ministry do refer to : www.oxford.anglican.org
BISHOP JOHN'S ART CHOICES :
BISHOP JOHN'S MUSIC CHOICES :
Geraldine Peers presents BBC Oxford News on BBC1 during the week. You can see her at 3pm, 6.30pm and 10.25pm. Geraldine has been with the BBC for 8 years and before that she was at Central News in Abingdon, where she started as a trainee journalist. I joined Geraldine at the news studio for The Art Show interview and as well as discussing some of her favourite images, Geraldine talked about her life as a news presenter and we explored the studios.
For more information about news in Oxfordshire do visit:www.bbc.co.uk/oxford/newsIf you have a story you think BBC Oxford might be interested in, you can get in touch by sending an email to : email@example.com.
GERALDINE'S ART CHOICES:
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Karen Wiseman is the Education Officer at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Karen selected five works of art from the collection at the Palace and our talk included a walk around the State rooms and corridors of the Palace. We are able to show the photographs of the artwork with the kind permission of His Grace, the Duke of Marlborough.
For more information about visiting Blenheim Palace, do visit their website: www.blenheimpalace.com
KAREN'S ART CHOICES:
KAREN'S MUSIC CHOICES:
Rob Jacobs is the Horticultural Manager at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire. Each year the art festival Art in Action is held in the grounds of Waterperry and Rob talks about the gardens, how they prepare for Art in Action and some of his favourite art and music. For more information about visiting Waterperry Gardens, do visit their website: www.waterperrygardens.co.uk If you would like more information on Art in Action, please see their website: www.artinaction.org.uk
ROB'S ART CHOICES
ROB'S MUSIC CHOICES:
Prue Leith OBE
Prue Leith, the renowned chef, cookery writer, businesswoman and novelist joined us on The Art Show and talked about her recent novel The Choral Society and some of her favourite art and music. For more information about any of Prue's novels, do please see her website at: www.prue-leith.com
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