Tag Archives: Andy Warhol

It’s Trumpet Time!

Just occasionally it’s great to have the chance to blow one’s own trumpet. Several good things have been happening on the art front recently. Firstly, I delivered two prints to Nexus Art Café in Manchester’s Northern Quarter recently for their … Continue reading

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No Photography At The Whitworth

The old chestnut of photography in art galleries reared its head again today as I went to check out the latest exhibitions at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester. I was there killing time as I had arrived to hand … Continue reading

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Essay: How has artists’ use of found images has affected the materiality of the image?

Originally posted on Beauchamp Art:
Materials, Materiality, Materialism: How has artists’ use of found images has affected the materiality of the image? Artists have always appropriated images since there were images that could be reused. The Old Masters borrowed figures…

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Warhol at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

My posts about my own prints and about who actually creates the works of art brings to mind a review in the Daily Telegraph last month by Richard Dorment of an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery called “Andy Warhol: … Continue reading

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Time to vote, art lovers!

As I’ve mentioned before, my screenprinting style is similar to Warhol’s in so much as I print several blotch areas and then overprint with a screen with the detail. Usually I produce the blotch screens by printing out the photograph … Continue reading

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Is the Value of a Work of Art only its Monetary Value?

OK, I know the answer is a definite “no” but I asked myself this question this morning while reading the Daily Torygraph. There were three items about visual art (plus a photograph of a large painted poster in Cleethorpes based … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst and Fakes Part Deux

I know I’ve already discussed the old problem of fakes, and I’ve also written about Mr Hirst. However I am currently reading “Rembrandt’s Secret” by Alex Connor. It isn’t really a spoiler to say that the plot of the book … Continue reading

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