Toxic Art – Alexander Calder’s Mercury Fountain

As an occupational hygienist, when visiting the Alexander Calder exhibition at Tate Modern last week I couldn’t help but stop and take notice of the pictures and description of one of the works created by this American artist well known for his mobiles and other “kinetic sculptures” . A mercury fountain. While I was lookingContinue reading “Toxic Art – Alexander Calder’s Mercury Fountain”

Suffering for art

  I always like to think that “there's more to life than occupational hygiene” and make sure that I find time for other things that I enjoy. So last Saturday we drove over the Pennines to visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to take a look at the new art works on display and also toContinue reading “Suffering for art”