More about “The Garden of Signs” Following on from my last post which was a while ago. I began to play quite freely with these symbols in a series of paintings – still ongoing. As time went on I began to look at other sources of signs and symbols: cave art of other times and places, after a visit to the caves at Lascaux; modern road signs; signage in public buildings, corporate logos etc. Most recently I have been looking at the spray painted signs on pavements and roads made
Picture by Hull Man Matt http://novastudios.co.uk/ Sea of Hull Reflections “So what made you do it”? Is the first question most of my friends/family have asked me.
“It” was volunteering –along with 3200 others- to be painted blue & photographed naked by Spencer Tunick for the “Sea of Hull” installation, commissioned by Ferens Art Gallery Hull as part of Hull City of Culture 2017. In answer nothing made me do it I admired Spencer’s work and signed up as soon as I heard he wo