The art of Confession. Read all about it – Exclusive! Did you make the bed?

We live in the times of the Confessional.  Privacy is not exclusive.  Well it sort of IS actually…. You can read these ‘exclusive’ stories every day in the newspapers.  It’s amazing how quickly privacy flies out of the window when the price is right… The act of confessing is supposed to be between God and theContinue reading “The art of Confession. Read all about it – Exclusive! Did you make the bed?”

Art I LOVE – Billy Childish

    I first discovered Billy Childish a few years ago when I was researching an essay I was doing , entitled ‘Rage against the Machine’.  The essay was about artists who had raged against the ‘art machine’ and railed against the establishment.     The artists included The KLF (Kopyright Liberation Front) anarchic situationist whoContinue reading “Art I LOVE – Billy Childish”

Altered art book page 11 continued: let your fingers do the walking

Continuing Page 11 in the Altered book, I tried to find artists that used childhood experiences are a source.  Tracey Emin (b. 1963) springs to mind immediately.  A lot of her art is in the form of the confessional.  From family sayings (her beloved Grandmother in this case) ‘There’s a lot of money in Old chairs’, whereContinue reading “Altered art book page 11 continued: let your fingers do the walking”