LC: What is your earliest memory of being emotionally affected by a work of art? RP: Encountering Picasso’s 1937 painting The Weeping Woman in … Continue Reading On Emotion: An Interview with Robert Priseman
A non-exhaustive list inspired by author, writer and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens’s book recommendations.
Lucy Cox: Describe your typical studio day. Robert Priseman: I live to a routine, beginning at 9am with a coffee and then … Continue Reading The Daily Practice of Painting: An Interview with Robert Priseman
Lucy Cox: Is making an artwork an act of faith? Robert Priseman: If we look at western art historically, it would … Continue Reading Art vs. the State: An Interview with Robert Priseman
Australian artist Anthony White lives and works in Paris, France. White’s art practice encompasses painting, collage, and printmaking, through which … Continue Reading Embracing Otherness: An Interview with Anthony White
Lucy Cox: What are the characteristics of a beautiful work of art? Robert Priseman: In his book Going Sane the psychoanalyst Adam Phillips[i] describes how … Continue Reading Beauty and The Sublime: An Interview with Robert Priseman
Lucy Cox: You grew up in post-war London. What was your life like during this time, and could you recall … Continue Reading Catching Mice: An Interview with Peter Clossick
Lucy Cox: What is art, and what is not? Robert Priseman: Art is the creation of a metaphor. It happens when a … Continue Reading Art and Creativity: An Interview with Robert Priseman
Lucy Cox: Why have gender, race and sexuality become dominant themes in the art world? Robert Priseman: Many shifts in thinking appear … Continue Reading Identity and Cultural Expression: An Interview with Robert Priseman
LC: When did you decide to become an artist? RP: Initially I never thought I’d be good enough to be … Continue Reading The Exploration of Suffering and the Celebration of Beauty: An Interview with Robert Priseman
I’m in a Window Mood by Rainer Maria Rilke I’m in a window mood today Life seems to consist of … Continue Reading Online showcase: I’m in a Window Mood
The Ecchoing Green By William Blake The sun does arise,And make happy the skies.The merry bells ringTo welcome the Spring.The … Continue Reading Online Showcase: The Ecchoing Green
Written in Secret: an excerpt from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Nobel Lecture, presented to the Swedish Academy in 1972. Archaeologists have not … Continue Reading For what purpose have we been given this gift?