Felicity Sparrow on Ian Breakwell

17.09.10
The Elusive State of Happiness, Ian Breakwell, 1979, image courtesy of Felicity Sparrow Ian Breakwell’s video works were described by Will Self as being “subtle enactments of an individual praxis that compel our attention, again and again, to the uneasy comity of lived life.” Working prolifically, and across a remarkable range of media, including performance, film, and television, his work is characterised by its wit, humour, ...
Ian Breakwell: The Elusive State of Happiness

12.02.10
Estate, Ian Breakwell © the estate of Ian Breakwell & Anthony Reynolds Gallery Dates: 13 February – 18 April | Location: QUAD Gallery, Derby The Elusive State of Happiness is the first major retrospective exhibition of the late Ian Breakwell (1943-2005) that explores the unique voice of this very special artist, a man with an eye for seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary. Ian Breakwell was a world ...