Monthly Archives: June 2013

Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock

Just makes you realise how essential gravity was to Pollock’s technique. In case I’ve confused anyone, I prefer the term gravity to the more familiar warping of the space-time continuum. Born lazy unfortunately.

Pompeii

Pompeii

The very creative fiscal manager in this cartoon is George Osborne, current Chancellor of the UK. The emperor is, of course, David Cameron. Sniffing around for an angle, I looked up the name of the Roman emperor in charge the year Vesuvius erupted. It just so happened that in 79 AD there was a change […]

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

One of my favourite artists is Richard Diebenkorn. There is so much I could say about him (and probably will on this blog, given time) but today I will limit myself to this. Something especially appealing about his work is the sense of layers, of even more stuff happening below the surface, occasionally glimpsed, occasionally […]