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Arts & Culture, Conversations

Hugh Mendes in his studio, 2018

The Hugh Mendes Conversation

Hugh, why were you drawn in particular to painting obituaries, and do you remember the moment when you first had the idea? I was working with newspaper clippings as source material, mainly political stories. As you may know, that really started with 9/11 which happened to be my MA graduation […]

by × November 25, 2019 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith

“Okay at design and okay at business but exceptional at neither” – Paul Smith – Paul Smith’s modesty is refreshingly still intact more than 40 years after he made the above quote. Coming from a humble background in Nottingham (where he left school with no qualifications) to heading up one […]

by × December 1, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Gauguin: Maker of Myth

Gauguin: Maker of Myth

Words are an integral element in Gauguin’s work and we firmly believe that’s why he has always been one of our favourite artists. Long before Warhol boldly decorated his canvases with letters of the alphabet, Gauguin would choose fragmentary texts as titles, either painted directly onto the canvas or carved into […]

by × September 29, 2010 × 0 comments