With Spike Associates at Tate Exchange presenting & collaborating ‘Spike Chronicles’
The Do Nothing Club opened its doors to the folks around Nine Elms last week, thanks to Studio RCA for being our host.
Gold Tent 2 & Map of Avoidance at Spike Island Open Studios 2016
One is that I didn’t stay in touch with a tutor of mine from my days at Winchester School of art. I spoke about him today and remembered this from an obituary last year….
Bill Wright on being an artist-
When pressed about what makes a good artist Bill unhesitatingly says: ‘a good artist is always a culturally engaged person. An intelligent person who has a deep understanding about materials but who knows that practice is never just a matter of technique. Such an artist takes risks and is prepared to “unlearn’ the bag of influences we all carry after leaving Art School. This artist perseveres- at all costs. He/she continues to work and doesn’t get seduced by the current market’. For Bill, art is the history of great individuals who are prepared to fully engage their world in their own unique way.
note to self.. when someone pops into my head or comes up in conversation follow the thought with a contact….