Hands-On With Giacometti

Hands-On With Giacometti

There is so much magic in this short video of Giacometti working in his famously dirty studio.

Most of the iconic photos I have seen of him have a greyness about them. He is like a mystical hairy creature living in a world of grey dust, smoke and raindrops. I saw…

Monday Morning

Monday Morning

Got up early, met some cool trees and my favourite unicorn on a toilet door. Passed two floating boxes and some exploding buildings. Bumped into some geometric lines that were hanging out with cool greys and greens. Stumbled on a place that was delicate since the 1800s. Saw a human who has seen many things. Cracked open a …

Berlin In The Bushes

Berlin In The Bushes

“Your physical universe is your guru” is a line from a slightly naff Kung Fu movie I remember from back in the day. But I think it’s true. I am open to what’s on offer around me. Imprints on walls that have been improved and forgotten about or vertical shapes in industrial compositions. They are like low sensory vibrations pulling my eye. Some are in urban areas ...

Chemical Constables

Chemical Constables

I’ve been painting a contemporary landscape in my head for a long time. The idea first appeared about five years ago while working on the tiny plot of organic vegetables at the back my house. I was just putting in my rocket salads when along came this guy with a giant mechanical machine spraying chemicals on the field surrounding us. Until recently this had been a meadow with a very diverse ecosystem. I liked the wildness of...