Ana Pallares, born in Barcelona in 1993, is a self-taught artist, whose practice reflects on pain, death and other intangible realities which all too often occur with little reason. Ana says, "I strive to find, and attach, new meanings to these realities, hoping to present them in a healthier, more manageable way - ultimately aiming to… Continue reading Ana Pallares
"I am a newly established visual artist, tattooist and author. I always have been in touch with my creative side and have a passion for sharing my skills with the world. I was very good at art at school in particular drawing and painting were my two favourite subjects. I did not go on to… Continue reading Cee Smith
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Nick Blinko‘The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious’ is a group show of the work of seven Outside In artists all living within Greater London and working on the theme of the subconscious. Predominantly black and white in colour and using drawing as the primary medium, the works were selected from 154 submissions to Outside… Continue reading The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious at CGP London
Art from the Margins has notified me that a panel discussion on the life of Madge Gill has been uploaded to youtube. From AFTM: "Chaired By David O Flynn from Bethlem Hospital, and featuring Roger Cardinal, the coiner of the term Outsider Art, as well as Vivienne Roberts who researched into the mediumistic side of… Continue reading Madge Gill Panel Discussion
"Hello. My name is Edward and I hate myself. Don't worry, it's nothing you've said or done. I always have done. I always will. I am a hateful person. The fact that other people don't seem to hate me just makes me hate myself more. Self-loathing is my most loyal lifetime companion. Sometimes it's a… Continue reading Edward.
Currently on at the Mayor Gallery is an exhibition of Sylvia Plath's black and white illustrations called 'Her Drawings'. The exhibition features beautiful line drawings of countryside, meticulously detailed scenes of sailing boats and pots and pans as well as pretty little subjects like flowers and conkers. It is well known that as Plath and… Continue reading Sylvia Plath: Her Drawings