When you are an artist,you have a resource,someway to tell old stories,teaching yourself a calm but wayward wayto explain and unexplain,to brighten a moment or day,the old made new by you,by you plus muse,plus spirit of the foliage and air,a story with a history,made by human hand with joy,an open door to open air.
Proposed performance for Ian Hinchliffe’s Memorial Day, Beaconsfield, 2.7.11
A Table from Yorkshire A large table with a white table cloth on it has the following place settings. In the centre of each setting is a drinking glass containing a small quantity of any drink. On each side of the glass are cotton protective gloves, protective eye glasses (or sun glasses might do) and… Continue reading Proposed performance for Ian Hinchliffe’s Memorial Day, Beaconsfield, 2.7.11
Nice Style performance at the Henry Moore Institute, 14.12.11
The 1960s and 1970s were different from today in many ways and not the difference that can be experienced in a 60s or 70s night at a disco. Popular music does evoke these decades and the clothes and fashions are generally recognisable, often in a caricatured form such as party shops might hire out.One difference… Continue reading Nice Style performance at the Henry Moore Institute, 14.12.11
Caro and St Martin’s Sculpture Department
I arrived at the St Martin’s Sculpture Department in 1962, aged only 18 but having already spent 5 years at art school – 2 at a junior art school and 3 at Sutton Art School studying for Intermediate NDD (National Diploma in Design). Phillip Montford was our sculpture tutor at Sutton and as he also… Continue reading Caro and St Martin’s Sculpture Department