A New Years to-do list

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A few notes for a productive, creative and fulfilling 2018. Some denote activities to be built into an everyday routine, others refer to more pressing tasks for the coming weeks. I will add to this list as and when more notes and observations come to mind… Continue reading

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Research musings: a direction presents itself…

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Having created a number of visual pieces in recent months, many of which have been in response to, or using Jackson Pollocks later ‘pour’ paintings as a theme (see previous blog posts) I have been unsure as to the positioning of these pieces within a wider narrative of my current research concerns. Indeed, up to a point I have been unconcerned as to their apparent lack of conceptual context as primarily, they have acted as an outlet through which I have been able to tentatively feel my way back into some sort of a studio practice. Continue reading

A Return to Observation: Diebenkorn, Kline and Barnes

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The following pieces are from a body of work I began to explore and develop whilst on my most recent trip to China. The origins of the work stem from a number of lessons I taught, directed at exploring tone. Continue reading

Basquiat: Boom for Real

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Having recently visited the current Jean Michael Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican, London, I have written up a number of observations and reflections I had during my visit. The following piece expands upon many of these observations and reflections.

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