When the music dies some of us will be left without a chair. London is getting obliterated, culturally desecrated. Fragile relics with echos of glittered drag queens and burned out guitar amps are rotting under a layer of chrome and glass. This door is an important door. It’s a readymade artwork with a deep, deep […]
Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology Essay 2014 Purchase Here Painting Between the Pixels – Stuart Semple I’m a painter which means, quite simply, that I wake up in the morning walk to my studio and push paint around a surface until it is time to return home. I’ve been doing that, in one way or another, […]
Stuart Semple takes a stroll through the V&A’s blockbuster 2012 design show, natters with Michael Craig Martin about Being Damien Hirst’s teacher, how financial success can confuse the issue of making art and the impact of technology on his work. Stuart also profiles 4 new art contenders… LuckyPDF, Sarah Maple, James Howard, Marcus Coates and Nicky Carvel.