Exhibitions and influences

Film

Film by Tacita Dean in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. The lights are out in the Turbine Hall at the Tate and its as if a giant piece of film is propped up and backlit. In fact it is a projected looping film shot on 35ml with panoramic cinemascope lens turned on its side …

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Rockwell’s methods

Normal Rockwell painted over 300 covers for the Saturday Evening Post. I didn’t think  I would be interested in Normal Rockwell’s paintings (on display in Dulwich Picture Gallery), but I was. The pictures often show cute and sentimental  caricatures. There are puppies, children, clowns, grandfathers, turned up toes of shoes, santas; these magazine covers are …

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