illusionary world of Artistic Freedom.

A while ago I strayed across an interesting old video on You Tube that got me thinking about the relationship between Artistic freedom and Modern Religious Art. This particular discussion, come lecture, was presented by a line up of tenured academics and young post graduate teachers. The panel argued how Contemporary Art institutions reacted negatively … Continue reading illusionary world of Artistic Freedom.

“Defining the Elemental”

“Defining the Elemental” Dean Clough. Halifax West Yorkshire 27th October through to 12th December 2019 Preview of the exhibition CLICK HERE FOR FULL EXHIBITION CATALOGUE This is a show that has ten painters and writer who has created poems for the works on exhibition at the Crossley Gallery venue inside the expansive Dean Clough complex. … Continue reading “Defining the Elemental”

Printed Version of TUBES read in Manchester for Free.

As of August 8th - painters Tubes printed version of the magazine will be available to read at the Manchester Central Library, Manchester City Center, Manchester UK. Enquires for supply of Tubes magazine for public venues welcomed: email: tubes@telia.com please put - "tubes printed magazine - public availability" in the subject line.

New Special Edition of Tubes magazine

"artists of the revolution" full feature of how artists reflected the industrial revolution art from 1900 to today. Publishing release date 30th July - not to be missed. Free to read on line. Printed edition available by reserving you 'summer special printed edition - Only £8 + post and packing per magazine. Subscribe to painters … Continue reading New Special Edition of Tubes magazine

Pauline Rignall….featured artist in painters TUBES magazine, issue #8

Pauline is a painter who is exploring 'human sensuality' through the inspiration of myths and legends in her recent work.  She translates these often suppressed, or  hidden sexual feelings, into vibrant dynamic contemporary art. She is also a gifted landscape artist. Tubes editor, Denis Taylor, visited her recently in her home studio to discover more … Continue reading Pauline Rignall….featured artist in painters TUBES magazine, issue #8

Can artists write about other artists much better than non-artists?

As the Editor of painters Tubes magazine and a full time artists for 30 years, I have found that writing about other artists (in my case painters) gives me a sort of insider knowledge of how artists process their work, from both intellectual and physical angles. When interviewing other artists this special understanding forms the … Continue reading Can artists write about other artists much better than non-artists?