Grayson Perry – art in gallery

When I go to an art gallery, I want to see something special I don’t want to see something where I could think it up in the bath and just phone it in....

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Gillian Ayres – interview

Gillian paints glorious, large, confident abstract canvases full of glowing colour - because she wants "intensity" rather than tone. In person, she appears rather the opposite - very quiet, unconfident about her skill, very down to earth, prosaic.  She is irritated by people's determined search for meaning in her art - it is simply a …