Today’s podcast is all about Land art, and particularly two of its great artists, Richard Long and Andy Goldsworthy. Mentioned and not mentioned in the podcast: Richard Long meets Nitin Sawhney – a nice podcast encounter Rivers and Tides – Andy Goldsworthy’s first documentary Leaning into the Wind – More recent Andy Goldsworthy documentary
This video is a series of ink drawings done over the past two days, which turned unexpectedly into a series which nicely mirrors itself. The inspiration comes from drawings by Antony Gormley, whose work has been inspiring be enormously over the past few days, mostly via documentaries about his artistic life on YouTube. The music,Continue reading “Door”
In today’s podcast I’m back in the woods, chasing cuckoos and discussing creative inspiration, ways of learning, footpaths, and the ‘excitement’ of spring. Mentioned in the podcast: Talk Art podcast, A Brush With podcast, and the book A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney
Listen to a new podcast from Ben – (formerly the Being Happiness podcast, now Notes from Ben): Recorded in the woods near El Escorial, I talk about creativity, sharing what you create, making art everyday, reading or not reading the news, and artist Agnes Martin and the film about her life Agnes Martin: With MyContinue reading “Notes from Ben Podcast – Everyday Art”
Everyday number 39. Quiet. A great uncle, glasses removed, slightly transformed, different light. I’ve been looking at El Greco and for some reason that’s translating into ecclesiastical colours, the ‘crack where the light gets in’, what’s behind what we see everyday in front. Pencil drawing transported into Photoshop.