Ffilm at Glynn Vivian

17.12.10
Julie Hill, Glass Gun Ffilm 1 is the first of three exciting seasons of exhibitions at Glynn Vivian in Swansea, presenting a wide range of recent film and video in various spaces across the gallery. This focus on film will run until April 2011 and include well known and emerging artists from Wales and across the UK. In Room 1  a rolling programme of works selected ...
The Long Commute / Arcade at DCA

03.11.10
Automotive Action Painting, George Barber APEngine recommends the current exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts, which features video work by two of the UK’s most arresting video artists, George Barber and Jaygo Bloom. George Barber presents at DCA his 1001 Colours Andy Never Thought Of – a clever update on Warhol’s Marilyn paintings, plus his Automotive Action Painting, which is a brilliant play on Jackson Pollock’s abstract expressionism. Jaygo Bloom ...
It’s not a rip off, it’s a homage

01.06.10
Magnetic Movie, Semiconductor, 'homaged' in a recent IBM commercial Art has always influenced commercial creatives, and artists have often drawn on – appropriated, even – other parts of culture. It’s complicated. On the one hand, freedom of expression, and opposition to the strictures of copyright. On the other, things can get nasty, with all too frequent tales of artist and independent filmmakers being called up by ...