Articles, artists & anything else inspiring my current work…

 
 
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Hope is contagious

These two women are so inspirational. Take a read of their fantastic Guardian interview here.

Hope is not something that you have. Hope is something that you create, with your actions. Hope is something you have to manifest into the world, and once one person has hope, it can be contagious.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Pierre Bonnard, ‘The Colour of Memory’

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A stunning exhibition at Tate Modern of Pierre Bonnard’s finest works. Particularly struck by his use of colour (obviously!) and composition

I am just beginning to understand what it is to paint. A painter should have two lives, one in which to learn, and one in which to practice his art.
— Pierre Bonnard
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Lee Krasner

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Recently introduced to Lee Krasner, the bold, brash, pioneering woman of abstract expressionism. The major retrospective at the Barbican demonstrated that she was WAY more than just Mrs Pollock; I loved the force and dynamism in her work (and words), particularly the collages.

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