Am I an artist who writes or a writer who makes art? Are these hybrids even possible? Should I even have a blog here? I was hoping you might tell me…
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Upon entering the exhibition space the sculpture Pipe Smoker greets you. This is quickly followed by the obligatory vinyl text blurb on the white wall situated next to a line of exhibition posters which allow an insight into the breadth […]
Among the 1200-plus works in this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is a huge text painting by Bob and Roberta Smith, featuring the transcript of a harrowing interview with a doctor recently returned from Syria.
Added Bright to my name as homage to my Dad who inspired my love of art.This blog is about my journey through the BA and MA. Looking back it’s interesting to see how I keep returning to swimming as a theme. But hopefully with greater depth of understanding each time.
This year’s BP Portrait Award has been won by Susanne du Toit for her painting of her eldest son, Pieter.
On Self-Portraiture, a collaboration between Brook Hobbins, a sculptor and myself.
Each post, in fifty words or less, will document thoughts, processes and progresses on the following projects: Walking and Drawing; Performing Drawing and Waiting and Drawing. Why fifty words? I tend to waffle, so it will be good practice in […]
In keeping with my Twitter name @ruthrandom, a freer more in-the-moment blog. Expect anything.
The Walker Art Gallery is hosting a series of debates, talks and tours that will interrogate the role of painting in contemporary art.
Annabel Tilley talks to Gary Hume about twenty-five years of practice, prizes and paint.
Alice Bradshaw talks to Nick Fox about cuts in art education, the John Moores Painting Prize, balancing work between two cities, and being called a painter.
Angela Smith, Canine, gloss, enamel and oil on canvas, 38x38cm, 2011.
Since graduating from Leeds University in 2007 Joe Simpson has developed his craft as a painter blending his practice with commissions and more personal projects. With his show ‘Musician Portraits’ open in London, and his portait of Maxi Jazz in the BP Portrait Award 2011, he takes time out to fill us in on his career so far.
Konrad Wyrebek, Olivia Palermo and her boyfriend Johannes Huebl, oil and acrylic on canvas, 120x90cm, 2011.
Arron Kuiper, Box 8, oil paint, aquagel, glass vitrine, 2011.
Ben Ashton, At Home with the Ashtons (detail), oil on board, wooden structural installation and mirror, 2011.
Is surface texture, pattern and ‘the natural’ an escape or a trap? Rosalind Davis talks to Andrew Bryant about this and other questions in her work written about in her Artists talking blog.
Despite setting up a successful jewellery business with her husband, blogger Jane always knew she was an artist and eventually found the time and space to develop her painting. Andrew Bryant talks to Jane about business, the relationship between art and craft, the obsession with interpretation and about feminism and painting.
Nicola Williams, Cement Garden, 2009.
Alex Ball, The Obstacle, oil on linen, 31×23.5cm, 2010.
Dolly Thompsett, Night Landing (Blue)
John Stark, Rose Garden, oil on wood panel, 50cm diameter, 2010. Image courtesy of the artist and CHARLIE SMITH london.
Fiona MacDonald, Cumulissa, 2009.
Sarah Harvey, Promise.
In this blog I reflect on my ongoing artistic practice, primarily painting and drawing.