Category : Reviews and Articles
My Little Kafkaesque Story. My ‘Portrait of a Dead Witch’, a 9ft x 7ft painting from 1983, is of the Witch computer. The Harwell Dekatron/Witch computer was built in 1949 and first ran in 1951, it was titled Witch (Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computing from Harwell) when it moved from Harwell to Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Technical College in 1957. From 1973 to 1997 the defunct machine formed part of the exhibition in Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry, where in […]
John Yeadon appears alongside Barack Obama, George Clooney, Bill Clinton and Jeremy Paxman. The article looks at the appeal of the ‘Silver Fox’, men who are stylish and over 45, who ‘exude a dignified glamour’. Fame or shame?
In The Morning Star, 26/7 May 2012. By Christine Lindey.
ARTERY 1971 – 1984 17 MAY – 23 JUNE 2012 Rob Tufnell @ 83 Page St London SW1P 4HA An exhibition of Artery magazine’s archive and associated works by artists, musicians and directors including: Cinema Action, Rasheed Araeen, Conrad Atkinson, Alfreda Benge, David Binnington Michal Boncza, Bertolt Brecht and Ernst Ottwalt, Alan Bush, Peter de Francia, Peter Dunn and Loraine Leeson, The Hackney Flashers, Alexis Hunter, Peter Kennard, Alice Neel, Desmond Rochfort, Jeff Sawtell, Jo Spence, John Yeadon, Bob […]
John Yeadon talks about his latest exhibition in the The Morning Star on Saturday February 18th. Read the online article in full here > MStar-yeadon+godotwyp
“And everybody praised the Duke Who this great fight did win.” “But what good came of it at last?” Quoth little Peterkin. “Why, that I cannot tell,” said he, “But ’twas a famous victory.” From THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM by: Robert Southey (1774-1843) With another British Prince controversially in the Falklands, I though it would be topical to post Will Barton’s paper on my 1982 painting commemorating the Malvinas/Falklands war. The Raising of the Exocet: The use […]
.. review by John Yeadon for the Morning Star, Friday 16th December 2011. As Coventry Council refurbish the roads and paving, tarting up the city centre prior to the Olympics, the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry celebrates images of the city of gloom and decay. Turner Prize nominee George Shaw’s exhibition, I Woz Ere, opened in his home town with a sense of local pride and popular celebration. The irony of the occasion might have escaped some […]