Thursday 17 June 2010

A Decomposition

Liz Tainsh & I have put on a show at art's complex in Edinburgh: our kiddies' workshop has turned into an ongoing collaborative drawing between us and our visitors and artists from the studios there that stray into the gallery space. This bit is a combination of drawing and a projection of a squashed section of strawberry that has begun to fungate in a delicious way...

Tuesday 1 June 2010

The Look of Love

People seem to like these paintings, find them pleasing to look at. I'm glad about that for all sorts of reasons but I'm not sure how consciously I set out to achieve that. Or why it should be so. I'm wondering to what extent it is an effect of the choreography that is set up in the painting, the circles particularly - it has struck me recently that the way they make my eyes travel is very similar to the movements they make when I'm looking at something I like. Hmm.