Photography: Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey,¬†American street photographer has recorded a fascinating brief 6 minute interview with Pbs. ¬†Fascinating because he is a great communicator, deep thinker (awarded a MacArthur “genius award” Fellowship, speaking in his sixties on a lifetime career photographing changes in America. He speaks on photography as a “transformative event” – “art has the capacity toContinue reading “Photography: Dawoud Bey”

start small – Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter¬†works across a wide variety of textures and formats: painting over photographs, painting from photographs but blurring, mirrors, versions of a major Titian painting…… where do you even begin? On what basis do you choose your format? I choose depending on the way I feel; randomly, in other words. When I haven’t done anythingContinue reading “start small – Gerhard Richter”