Blog Posts tagged art

Ritual

By Paul Watson on .

As I’ve been developing a body of artwork about myth and masked mythic characters over the past few years my thought process has frequently been drawn to the concept of ritual. Not everyday rituals like shaking someone’s hand as a greeting, but those rituals probably better described as…

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Rules of Buying Art

By Paul Watson on .

The consensus amongst artists I’ve spoken to is that British people very rarely buy original artwork. It seems to be a particularly British thing: in general people in the US and continental Europe seem much more open to buying original artwork they like. There are numerous theories about…

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The English Eerie (slight return)

By Paul Watson on .

The discussion of the Eerie continues to grow, mainly on Twitter and blogs, but also in the real world. In Oxford next month there’s Spectral Landscapes: Explorations of the English Eerie which is an evening of: …film and discussion showcasing the recent work of Adam Scovell, whose collaborative…

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