November 25, 2020

Auerbach at @TateBritain – taming the wild

Auerbach treats oil paint as though it’s ice cream. He layers it onto the canvas with the would-you-like-a-flake-with-that abandon of an ice-cream van employee. Not the owner who’s thinking of the profit line but an assistant […]

Schwitters in Britain – Tate Britain

Tate Britain: Schwitters in Britain. Whoever said “it’s all the same thing” at the Tate Britain’s Schwitters in Britain exhibition clearly wasn’t looking hard enough. Curated intelligently and with a sensitivity to the work evident […]

Love/Hate

  I have disliked, even hated this picture since I was very young. I have never known very much about it or the artist but something visually about it has always caused me to feel […]