Journalism

The Jerwood Contemporary Makers Show

June 10, 2010

The most satisfying thing a human being can do – and the sexiest – is to make something. Life is about relationship – to each other – and to the material world. Making something is a relationship The verb is […]

Tracey Emin

October 10, 2006

Arguments that begin, But is it art? miss the point. The point is that Tracey Emin has done more for public awareness of art, both as a force in its own right, and as a necessary part of life, than […]

Liza Lou

April 10, 2006

It’s a creative moment in itself, bringing Liza Lou to White Cube in Hoxton. In 1875, a young orphanage lad, a road sweeper and rat catcher turned barrow boy, noticed how London’s East End Costermongers, in old Spitalfields Market, decorated […]

Barbara Hepworth

November 10, 2005

Sourced from Tate.org.uk Jeanette Winterson is spellbound by the radical achievement of Barbara Hepworth whose centenary year is celebrated by exhibitions at Tate St Ives and in her nativeYorkshire. Henry Moore called 1932 ‘The Year of the Hole’. The fact […]

Tacita Dean

October 10, 2005

This summer we had the pleasure of walking along the River Thames between the Hayward Gallery and Tate Modern, and finding not one, but two, major women artists dominating both spaces. Rebecca Horn and Frida Kahlo were an exciting double […]