Great Art needs a name. Imagine an artwork comprised of a lifesized skull made of platinum, with real teeth and encrusted with diamonds. You probably know the one I mean. Now think of its title “For the love of God” Think of Damian Hirst’s piece, … Continue readingArt headlines – the benefits of a good title?
Artist’s should blog! Or so I’m told… or is that I’ve read? Certainly many Artists do. But it can be difficult to know what to write!…And some days you just don’t want to! – I might have mentioned that before. So, do you try something … Continue readingHelp it’s Tuesday and I haven’t got a blog post!
Life’s hectic and sometimes we just need inspiring. Did I mention I’m organising a group Art exhibition in Oxford? Well, there have been problems. Nothing major but sometimes a volume of little issues can be overwhelming. And, as a friend, once advised me… Getting artists … Continue readingTeamwork Lessons in a Music video?
You should always try new things! Maybe not all the time. But certainly often! You never know what opportunities might arise! This picture of Milton Keynes’ Point is my smallest painting. What you see is the actual size! I’m not sure it really works this … Continue readingSmall and beautiful – Art exhibiting through Twitter
New artwork is revealed! This is gracing the Forth Plinth in Trafalgar square! And it’s inspiring me! Remember the old Music Hall song “I live in Trafalgar Square”? Well, I can’t get it out of my head now! So, taking it from the chorus. And 3..4.. … Continue readingAll changing Art? – the Forth Plinth!
There, I’ve said it! And I know I’m not alone… I try to see the arguments! I watch documentaries! I read books and articles extolling the virtues. I understand the principles… I think? But I don’t share the enthusiasm! One sticking point is the perceived … Continue readingI have a confession. I struggle with conceptual Art!