The display of Rachel Howard’s recent work at the Hastings branch of the Jerwood Gallery feels like a strangely divided affair, the paintings falling into two quite distinct groups. The more compelling set, smaller in scale, are mainly concerned with … Continue reading
If you’ve spent much time looking at paintings, you may have noticed they can change their appearance. A clear and well-defined image seen from a distance can alter as you move closer, revealing itself as a mess of brushstrokes. Velazquez’s … Continue reading
A site-specific installation as part of ‘The Manifesto of the Wall‘, Fringe Arts Bath 2015. The Manifesto of the Wall The Wall has its history, respect it. Do not exploit the Wall – it works with you and for … Continue reading
Interviews with artists are often used as source material by art historians. But how reliable are those interviews? The provenance of them can be more complicated than it might appear at first. David Sylvester interviewed many artists, including Louise Nevelson. … Continue reading
A found painting.