Saturday, September 29, 2012
Friday, September 28, 2012
People are often polarised by Warhol - seems he is a love / hate kinda guy. I'm in the love camp. I've read the salacious diaries and biographies. I've watched the movies too. I still think he is a genius and looking at his work today, it is relevant and contemporary which isn't an easy thing to do.
Something that people often don't consider about his work is the scale. I went back to this gallery in Berlin, five years or so later, just to see that Mao. It still takes my breath away - the size of it astounding.
And for a printmaker - the multiples, the grainy photographic images, the overexposure and the negatives...I just love. He makes it look all so easy when it really, well actually it really is easy in execution. It's just the conception that's the trick.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Aren't dreams weird! And isn't hearing about someone else's dreams incredibly boring? Yep it is, so I won't bore you with the details. But what a crazy thing the mind is when you have a vivid dream about someone from a long time ago, for no reason. And it is all so real and you wake up, quite taken by surprise. I don't know why that is, and why it should make me sad...but ridiculously it does.