Painting on found wood: Graham Rich

Sailing artist/sculptor Graham Rich paints pictures of water and boats from driftwood found at water edges.  Their surface recalls memories and prompts a painting idea, which is painted and scratched onto the surface, with a resultant sense of texture. Video by Topsham TV found on Youtube “A Visual Correspondence with Ian Hamilton Finlay” Devon-based Graham maintainedContinue reading “Painting on found wood: Graham Rich”

“I think Modern art lacks affection”

What an astounding observation by Ian Hamilton Finlay: “I think modern art lacks affection”. It was made during lunch with an artist with whom he maintained an exchange of letters and pictures – Graham Rich.  I know this from the 34 minute video talk in which Graham talks about the shared love of boats with IanContinue reading ““I think Modern art lacks affection””