Archive : June, 2017

Lesson 47

6 months, 4 weeks ago Yeadon's Art Lessons 0

Originality   Nothing is original, everything has a history. Nothing comes from nothing.   [Thumbnail images - click to view]    In 1990 I began to photograph backs of heads. It was my way into photographing the body. Photography has always had a role for me in the process of making paintings, but only as a means to an end, information collection, a sort of snapshot sketchbook. This Back of Heads series was my first use of photography as a […]

Control Rooms at Class Room

6 months, 4 weeks ago Old News 0

Control Rooms at Class Room 27th January – 16th February 2017   16 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry CV1 3AU   The source of these digital assisted paintings, drawings and watercolours are of images I photographed from the television of documentaries on Sellafield Nuclear Power Station and images culled from the internet on the theme “Man and Machine“. Though not averse to humour and wit in art I resisted calling this exhibition – “Men Playing With Knobs“. However, there is some truth with this Freudian relationship […]