Remember those quiz questions that go something like, UK law or Game of Thrones? Well here’s another – Abstract art or painter’s palette? Whilst this may seem somewhat uncharitable with regard to contemporary art, I think there is a valid … Continue reading Contemporary art or palette?
This has become an annual event with BBC 6 Music and in particular Maryanne Hobbs who has a knack of de-pomposifying [but never trivialising] the arts and artists. Let’s face it, much like literature, art can seem to get in its own way if the life is squeezed out of it by over-analytical thinking, by people making assumptions about what an artist’s motivations were within a given painting, or placing a construction on a piece of work that the artist can’t refute by virtue of being dead. No such problem with the call for ‘art inspired by the words or … Continue reading ‘Art is Everywhere’