Artist Showcase: Michel Meraud

This latest artist showcase brings you the intricate work of self-taught French artist Michel Meraud. Brut of dog I remember being in the classroom, drawing in a notebook and listening to the teacher a little. Later on, high school art lessons were the best hours of my week. When I start my work I have no plan. … Continue reading Artist Showcase: Michel Meraud


Curtis Fairley: Animals and Inventions

This is the final installment in a series of posts introducing American artist Curtis Fairley. In this post, collector and supporter of Fairley's work, George Lawrence, will focus on Fairley's depictions of animals and inventions.  Fairley and animals Kate Davey: Fairley’s representations of animals are also very interesting. They are almost text-book diagrams of a … Continue reading Curtis Fairley: Animals and Inventions

Relationships: Alfred Wallis and Ben Nicholson

‘Outsider art’ in the traditional sense – i.e. Jean Dubuffet’s description – alludes to an isolated artist, working on the periphery of the mainstream art world. Contrary to this controversial belief, many of the most notable ‘outsider artists’ of the twentieth century were supported, encouraged and ‘outed’ by some of the most famous ‘mainstream’ artists … Continue reading Relationships: Alfred Wallis and Ben Nicholson