A few years ago I found a television in a skip.
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With a solo show currently at the Courtauld Institute, Conrad Atkinson talks to Sue Hubbard about the evolution of his career – a practice rooted equally in the political and the personal.
I recently completed a public art commission for the new Library and Learning Centre at Leeds Metropolitan University.
For the last five years I have painted cowboys, explorers and criminals – men seeking liberation outside the laws and limits of society in dangerous, exhilarating places.
The master of Hollywood remakes and literary allusion, Douglas Gordon, talks through his career development with Morgan Falconer.
I started using encaustics because I was looking for a way to trap marks beneath thick translucent layers of paint, without having to rely on the largely plastic and unnatural qualities of acrylic.
Richard Slee, acclaimed ceramicist and winner of last year’s Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, talks to Emma Maiden about his career development.
My recent works are produced through a process of assembling a single piece from a number of ready-made commercial puzzles purchased at car boot sales and second-hand shops.
The investigation of repeat pattern forms the basis of my work which fits somewhere between experimental textiles and product design.
Artists’ story: Michael Dan Archer
Rosemary Shirley meets Caroline Broadhead to find out how she moved from jewellery designer to internationally acclaimed exhibiting artist.
Claire Douglass describes the work that she made during her recent residency in Hackney.
In 1999 we visited Moscow for the first time and whilst there contacted the British Council to propose a new work looking at aspects of the Russian space programme.
Sally Shaw meets artistic duo John Wood and Paul Harrison to talk about collaboration, long-distance relationships and career development.
The more I see of painting, the less I understand it. But I know how it makes me feel.
I work predominantly with glass and light, experimenting with these combined mediums to discover visual qualities that inform my ideas.
Over the last ten years I have been involved in a series of ambitious publicly sited projects that have been diverse, both in their physical appearance and their scale, whilst fulfilling various conceptual criteria.
Over the past twenty-three years working with glass I have come to love the material even more than when I started.
Rosemary Shirley talks to Tania Kovats about how she sustained her practice through a flexible and diverse approach to working.
Tina Bolyos describes the work she has been doing alongside scientists in Hertfordshire.
I have been working on an ongoing video series – Interludes – since 1997.
Back in February, Richard Wilson took time out from installing ‘Irons in the Fire’, his first national touring exhibition, to discuss the development of his career.
In my most recent exhibition, ‘Semi Gloss’ at the Glynn Vivian Gallery in Swansea, I exhibited part of my Crash Site series.
After studying at the art college in Belfast, I joined Catalyst Arts (an artist-run organisation based in the city) where I was co-director for two years.
Moira Jeffrey meets Callum Innes in his Edinburgh studio to discuss his career development to date.