Painting as thinking: Sarah Bush

bottle, water, painting, Sarah Bush

"I have an idea, then the work helps me finish the thought" - Sarah Bush https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCt3LTQBN6M Sarah Bush works quietly in her studio, which is also a quiet palette of light neutrals - her colourful clothes jump out as she moves in her environment.  Many of her paintings are also quiet: almost monochrome. There is …

“A Fine Line” – 4 artists’ exhibition, Edinburgh

City Art Centre, Edinburgh have a current exhibition curated by printmaker Angie Lewin and Lizzie Farey (willow weaver) who invited ceramicist Frances Priest and artist/printmaker Bronwen Sleigh to exhibit also.  (The exhibition runs until 18th February). It was an absolute pleasure to be with them yesterday, at their "In Conversation" discussion, chaired by Amanda Game (independent curator …

Winter Photography: Alternative Christmas Tree

Alternative Christmas Tree - if you prefer to leave them uncut - get a Sandra Jordan photograph! Feature on the photographer's contemplative winter landscapes photos at www.commaand.co

If you prefer your Christmas trees left in nature, unchopped, au naturelle - then an alternative for December decoration is to buy yourself a print from Sandra Jordan Photography. The print featured is "Winter Forest #1".  And, encouragingly, that number would lead you to assume that there are other photographs in a similar vein.  And …

David Hockney and the Grand Canyon

Happy 80th birthday, today, to David Hockney! In honour of his day, Louisiana Channel have posted an excellent 15 minute video interview with the artist, talking about his painting "A Closer Grand Canyon" http://bit.ly/2tfqPGk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnDAidgLZiE In the interview, David talks about: how photography tends to push things further away, so although he photographed Grand Canyon, he …