Idris Khan, Harland Miller & Polly Morgan donate artworks to Macmillan De’Longhi Arts Programme
Contemporary Charity Arts Exhibition at Darren Baker Gallery
Riflemaker presents The Grand Eagle Hotel Ball 1927 from Secret Cinema with artwork by Stuart Pearson Wright; photography, drawings, secret love letters and musings collected during Secret Cinema presents Laura Marling.
Eschewing the limited and oppositional categories of ‘bad painting’ or ‘outsider art’, Tales of the Unexpected nevertheless reflects an attitude to painting that deliberately sidesteps the standards of good taste to challenge the conventionally acceptable by engaging playful means, instinctive logic and/or unselfconscious excess.
Brian Sewell said of the fingers in a portrait I made of Michael Gambon, that he detested my ‘wilful distortion’. Michael Gambon has an unusual condition called arachnodactyly which renders his fingers and toes exceptionally long. Brian doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
The work of Stuart Pearson Wright (b. Northampton 1975) reflects a search for lost identity. One of the early children… Read More