Night visions: Darren Almond's full-moon landscapes At least two guiding spirits hover around To Leave a Light Impression, the new show by British artist Darren Almond at White Cube, Bermondsey. The most obvious is Charles Darwin, in whose footsteps Almond followed to make several of his images. The other is the lesser-known Scottish nature writer, Nan Shepherd, whose book, The Living Mountain, provides the exhibition's epigraph: "So there I lie on the plateau, under me the central core of fire from which was thrust the grumbling, grinding mass of plutonic rock, over me blue air, and between the fire of the rock and the fire of the sun, scree, soil and water, moss, grass, flower and tree, insect, bird and beast, rain and snow – the total mountain. Slowly I have found my way in." Almond is trying to find a way in to a landscape tradition that he belongs to, but stands outside.
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Katie Paterson's award-winning Fossil Necklace will fail the test of history A necklace of polished stones hangs in a small darkened room at the Wellcome Collection in London. Its colourful arrangement of rocks is easy on the eye. What's it all about? Outside the viewing chamber is a key to Katie Paterson's artwork Fossil Necklace. Each glittering pebble is actually a polished fossil, and together they amount to a chart of evolution – in the form of a necklace. 9 Useful Strategies to Dealing with Difficult People at Work Ever encountered someone who frustrates you so much that you feel like you want to pull your hair, jump around the room and just scream out loud? You’re not alone.Over the years, I’ve encountered my fair share of difficult people. People who don’t turn their work in as promised, people who don’t show up for meetings, people who stick vehemently to their views and refuse to collaborate, people who push back on work that they’re responsible for – and more. Even as I run my own business, I work on collaboration projects and there are times where there are difficulties in getting a consensus because everyone is so firm in their views. Years ago, I used to get bothered and worked up over such situations.
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