Posts tagged "book"
WRECK THIS FEAR

WRECK THIS FEAR

  For her birthday some months back my daughter was given a book called ‘Wreck this Journal’ by one of her school friends. She didn’t seem all that interested and I never even got a chance to look at it until, together with another friend, she stumbled across it today. It’s a book with mainly...
PETER DOIG FEVER

PETER DOIG FEVER

  My first contact with Peter Doig’s painting was a picture of Pond Life (1993) in Modern Painters magazine not that long after it was created. I was strangely attracted to the wintery feel of the na├»ve image and its scratchy surface. The way it mimics the marks made by ice skates on the frozen...
JACKSON POLLOCK'S AMERICAN SAGA

JACKSON POLLOCK’S AMERICAN SAGA

    I had just put the car in reverse to back out of my brother’s drive when I saw my niece, who we had just dropped off, running back towards us with something in her hand… Daddy says this is for you she panted as she put through the window an old book about...
HOPPER IN WRITING / HOPPER POR ESCRITO

HOPPER IN WRITING / HOPPER POR ESCRITO

    Since I’m on the topic of Edward Hopper I can’t resist talking about a book that a friend recommended to me a few months back and make the recommendation extensible to anyone interested in Hopper, hoping maybe that I can continue the chain of contagion of what gave me a much better understanding...