Posted on February 1, 2011 at 23:26
At the RiseArt launch at Gallery Primo Alonso, Hackney Road, London.
Walking the iced un-gritted pavements eastward in the snow, I realise I only ever crossed Hackney Road. I know the junctions well, as nodal points in traverses of the city but not the street as a length. Here are solid London-brick terraced properties that would… Continue
Posted on December 5, 2010 at 13:34 — Comment
All That Consoles, Aniconic, Aperitif, Apostate, Before Jefferson, Crisis, Cube:1-2-3, Default, Deflexion, detail, Dots, DREN, Field, Flowers, Hatchet, He Did It, Hubris, ION, Laid Out, m;m&m, Napoleon, Nomads, Orifice, Orifice 2, Over The Sink, Pentagon, Pivotal, PLA-3, Quatra, Rooves, Rule Of Law, Scribbler, Secular, Sex,… Continue
Posted on October 13, 2010 at 12:07
I've just watched a video posted by a b-uncut (link) friend. I wouldn't have made it through all 3 mins:33 secs. had I not been virtually invited by the maker.
The virtual connection was probably the most telling part of my watching experience for how else would the artist have found me as a viewer, and without the virtual how might I have seen this video at all?… Continue
Posted on September 19, 2010 at 0:43 — Comment
IN her Mica Galllery exhibition address, Saba Khan said that her involvement with the painting ends with the last brush stroke and that her work now belongs to the viewer. The 'death of the artist' elephant trap i'faith, where the art-piece takes on a life of its own independent of its creator.
Stephen the Academic disagreed: in part in seeing a painting as a window into the past, in part from the notion of 'artist as celebrity',… Continue
Posted on June 10, 2010 at 23:35