Our discussions included: resemblance; sensibilities; materials; processes; context; art or craft?; artist; viewer; curator; funder; art as facilitator; "new" art (Impressionism, Cubism & now) and art as messenger (Victorian & now).
I think everyone went home for a rest...
Excellent stuff - well done everyone & a continued thank you to the artists who allow me to show their work.
Abigail Amelia Hunt “folding” (folded book pages, thread, pencil) 1 x 3cmObsessive work. One of nine thousand handmade parcels - each identical
- each unique - each existing within the larger group
John Dawson “Bear” (polyurethane foam) 20 x 17 x 24cms:
“You’re weak, you’re useless, you wont last 5 minutes out there in the big wide world.
So be careful and don’t talk to strangers.”(message to sculpture JD)
Marguerite Knight “Fibre Painting #7” (fibre & acrylic on board) 23 x 28cm
…evocative rather than prescriptive. The paintings are not “abstracted from”
nature, but are rather a product of it in the form of imagination.
Anna Roebuck “fruit, veg & bags” recycled plastic bags & fruit nets
Liz Sparks “Knottie” (woolen blanket and satin) 9.5 x 9.5cm“…a souvenir of the complexity of family life”
(ink cartridge, plasticine) 4 x 0.5cm
…souvenir becoming memoir
|Sid Foster turned sycamore bowl|
Julie Lang “untitled” (ten pound note & acrylic) 7.4 x 14cm
…manipulation and re presentation