About artists who don’t make their own work
Every once in a while, I read articles about artists who don’t make their own work. The most recent one was published last month on BBC website: ‘Hockney takes a swipe at Hirst technique’. Hockney, 74, has a poster advertising his new exhibition (David Hockney: A Bigger Picture, opened at the Royal Academy in January) which reads: “All ... More
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child and an Exhibition
I was a teenager when Jean-Michel Basquiat died, and at this time I was drawing my observing eye in the streets of Paris. Like I said in Grandmaster Flash, Seen, Jordans… Remembering the good old days!, graffiti and video games were my main hobbies during this period, and I can still remember what I was doing when Andy Warhol died in 1987, Jean-Michel ... More
Grandmaster Flash, Seen, Jordans… Remembering the good old days!
It was the end of the 1980s and everything was going to change for me. We used to meet in the lobby of the building, the smooth floor was perfect for teenage boys (and some adventurous girls, obviously) to glide and moonwalk. They were also slipping and tripping, a boombox was jamming out hip hop music before we decide to go ‘find a wall’. At ... More