Conversations weave links between and among us. When Steve Lobb spoke about his painting, ‘Big Fires’, he evoked dialogue with
At the National Portrait Gallery, in London, there is a photograph of two painters by David Dawson. Lucian Freud stands
Work on the portraits for Winter Fires continues, alongside the meetings and conversations with older artists. The aim is to produce a
The art world divides artists into two kinds. There are artists, by which it means the acceptable figures who conform
Retirement is an old fashioned word for an increasingly old fashioned idea. It evokes Victorian widows moving to the country
(Photo © Simon Richardson) ‘I’m standing exactly at that place in terms of working with older people in this country.
Finding better ways to connect visual language with words is one of the central ideas behind Regular Marvels. Each project
‘In a spiritually sensitive culture, then, it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied. A