The landscape painter and augmenter, Paul Nash, had a momentary, glimpsed relationship with the Wiltshire town of Avebury. The landscape, which brims with a sense of ancientness and magic, evidently enraptured the painter for a brief spell of creative yield not simply in painting but in photography as a sideline as well. Caught in the trace images and memories of its Neolithic stone circles, its … Continue reading Responses: Avebury Photos (1933 + 1942) – Paul Nash.
The reviews of Liverpool Biennial so far for this site have often not bothered with works that have perhaps failed in their aims. There has been some works of lesser quality in almost all of the exhibitions but it seems pointless to devote word space to them when a better way to let poor work disappear is to ignore it. However, when viewing the work … Continue reading The Unexpected Guest – The Cunard Building, Part 1 (Liverpool Biennial 2012)
The relationship between photographer and subject has been the go to for a handful of the work aiming to interpret and question the theme of hospitality. One of the more subtle of these excursions can be found in The Tea Factory; one venue entirely dedicated to the photographic work of South African artist Sabelo Mlangeni. The empty and desolate space is devoid of colour, exactly … Continue reading Sabelo Mlangeni – The Tea Factory (Liverpool Biennial 2012)