Monthly Archives: May 2014

A light yet bulbous moment

A light yet bulbous moment

First published in The Guardian, 5 February, 2014   Work No. 227: The lights going on and off , by Martin Creed, is exactly what the title says – a light in a ceiling in a room, switching on and off at 5 second intervals. That’s it.  It has been described as the first important artwork of the […]

The House of Yellow

The House of Yellow

First published in The Guardian, 22 Janury, 2014     I had an idea about doing something along the lines of that movie trope where someone (for the sake of convenience, let’s call him/her Keitherine) walks into the room of a friend/acquaintance/stranger to find it covered floor to ceiling with photos, all of Keitherine. Keitherine immediately realises, […]

Better to have flown and lost than never to have flown at all

Better to have flown and lost than never to have flown at all

First published in The Guardian.com, 8 January 2014. I drew this cartoon (drew? wrote? created? I never know which verb to use about making cartoons. Yes they are drawn but for me the idea is the most important thing so lots of writing is involved and…Hang on – should I even say verb there? Perhaps I should say past […]