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Misrepresentational Art

Many of our most beloved cultural artefacts are, in fact, fakes and counterfeits.  I don’t mean that they are forgeries.  Forgeries are copies.  These are original works of art, presented as having been created for a given (usually well-publicised) reason … Continue reading

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The Open Mic Test

What if you were handed the microphone, for just a few minutes, with a guarantee that tens of millions of people were listening?  What would you say?  Would you make them laugh, make them stop and think about something very … Continue reading

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Quotes from a Remarkable Author

Every now and then something happens that makes you feel foolish.  For me, it was the sudden discovery of the thoughts, writings and ideas of an acclaimed author, who I had not bothered to read or find out anything about, … Continue reading

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Confidence

To me, this is an essential characteristic of any artist.  It is so hard to gain confidence and so easy to destroy it, but it is the certainty an artist requires, if they are going to create brave, original works … Continue reading

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