I did not really set out to make new work in response to the lockdown, but all work is in some way a reflection of its time and the paintings and drawings I have worked on in the last months were certainly influenced by it.
Through this image the artist is sharing his most sincere and personal experience with Covid isolation. This genuine research has to be seen into this unsettling times, where vulnerable people are experiencing a physical and mental isolation.
The artist has been always attracted to exotic landscapes, Hellenistic mythology and civilizations overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
The ’Greencastle People Office’ in the Sperrin Mountains outside Omagh in Nothern Ireland began their occupation of land 808 days ago to protest the mining company Dalradian.
This new piece from the Poetry Net Series is very fresh – made during the recent weeks of lockdown in the temporary home-studio of artist Nicola Anthony.
The slow times of nature, of the home garden and the pleasure to enjoy it, it’s a sweet rediscovery. Everything is flowing slowly and it is like finding old friends again.
I went to The Berlin Museum of Medical History to look at preserved segments of brain tissue. I was struck by how complex and intriguing the objects were at the museum, so still and monochromatic.
Derick Smith Ostracon, 2020.Clay and acrylic paint on 650gsm handmade cotton rag.Dimensions: 56×76 cm. Ph credit & courtesy of the…
In this tragic historical period of quarantine, Covid-19 is making people already isolated much more abandoned to ownself, this is what is happening to the silent people.