Category Archives: art

Heron of Hawthornden

At last Heron of Hawthornden is published – now as a Grey Suit Editions UK special illustrated chap-book. I wrote two dizains a day for the length of my 2017 residency in the castle. The sequence is accompanied by my own water-colours. … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to Hapi?

“Lord of the Fish and Birds of the Marshes” and “Lord of the River Bringing Vegetation”, Hapi is the Egyptian God of the Nile. He has one pendulous breast full of nourishment, as well as a pot-belly. He is God … Continue reading

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Bracelli’s modern art – 1624

Bracelli’s Bizzarie di Varie Figure (1624) I have long maintained that art has its rivers that have been flowing through culture at all times, and my friend Roger Malbert just sent me the interesting link (above), posted by The Public … Continue reading

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An Inquiry into the Sublime

Walter de Maria Lightning Field 1977 This talk for Norfolk Contemporary Art Society in Norwich, Wednesday 2nd October, 2019, is in essence a much edited amalgam of two of my essays in Art and its Dark Side: the eight rivers … Continue reading

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Publications by The Theatre of Mistakes

At last, we have managed to work out a way of creating a sales outlet for the seminal Publications of THE THEATRE OF MISTAKES   Click this link for Publications by The Theatre of Mistakes My textbook The Analysis of … Continue reading

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TACTILE, UNTOUCHABLE

Here is a new review for the Fortnightly Review – Tactile, Untouchable Looking at three stunning works of visual art on show in London just recently. I am dedicating this review here to the memory of Mary Maclean Another Review … Continue reading

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A CHAPERONE

The monkeys are in among the mangoes. As for the lovely one, she is emerging from Under the trees, the trees laden with mangoes And monkeys.  She’s ambling out of the grove   Bearing the nail marks left by the … Continue reading

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