Today I’ve been working on a pencil sketch of Goya’s ‘Great deeds! against the dead!’, this time I’ve redacted the bodies. Not so much erased but simply missing, leaving a virgin white space where they should be. This image by Holzer is one of a series and like Goya it deals with war and the … More Erased Goya – a pencil drawing
On the 3rd of December Adam Richie (a fellow student) and I took the train to London to see Goya’s set of proofs at The British Museum. When we arrived we had instructions to ring the door bell behind the Michelangelo cartoon in ‘Gallery 90’, which seemed very mysterious. We were buzzed into an anteroom, part … More The British Museum
Today (02-12-2015) UK politicians are debating the prospect of sending airstrikes into Syria to bomb Daesh (AKA I.S., AKA Isis, AKA Isil). I heard arguments describing children witnessing severed heads in the streets of Raqqa (the Syrian headquarters of Daesh), the risk of British bombs harming civilians, damage to buildings and the instability and insecurity … More Syria vote!