We will mail you a signed postcard of an image that was exhibited in an exhibition of Peter Bright’s at West Buckland School.
To receive your postcard click the button below – the £1.00 is to cover postage etc.
Quotes: “Take up a radical position with Peter Bright, who is borderline anarchic in his thinking and equally bold in his art.” Andrea Charters … Continue reading ?
Exhibition of Prints, Drawings and Paintings by
150 Building, West Buckland School
Monday 6th June – Friday 1st July 2011
Old images and ideas revisited and recycled – re-executed in print and paint. A body of work based around “Beauty and the Beast” a classic tale of love, rejection and prejudice, where the beauty is the beast and the beast is the beauty. An allegory, a symbolic representation or a metaphor for my feelings towards ART.
I have always loved the idea of Mail Art – the forerunner of the Internet!
Here is a newspaper clipping about the exhibition at West Buckland school. To see larger image click here
Original painting by Peter Bright . Media: Painting and Screen Print on canvas, signed and dated 2011. Size: 400mm x 400mm ARTIST + S T A T E M E N … more info
Notes on Painting:
The act of being creative is a love hate thing – The Beauty and The Beastsomeone fetch a priest (ref. David Bowie)
Action Painting – Pollock. Print dribbled paint.
Soft pink landscapes (1980) Richard Hamilton A landscape of soft focus and toilet paper – a turgid landscape. Collotype and Screenprint – text and image. A remembered exhibition.
Duchamp: I would have wanted to work, but deep down I’m enormously lazy. I like living, breathing, better than working. I don’t think that the work I’ve done can have any social importance whatsoever in the future. Therefore if you wish, my art would be that of living: each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral. It is a sort of constant euphoria.
Bright: I would have wanted to work, but deep down I’m enormously lazy. I like living, breathing, better than working. I don’t think that the work I’ve done can have any social importance whatsoever in the future. Therefore if you wish, my art would be that of living: each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral. It is a sort of constant futility.
This little book helped to guide me through my Art College days in Exeter and Wolverhampton and is one of those reference books that follow you and stay with you through out your life. ‘Art Since Pop‘ is a book … Continue reading →
Methodology doesn’t describe specific methods; nevertheless it does specify several processes that need to be followed. These processes constitute a generic framework. They may be broken down in sub-processes, they may be combined, or their sequence may change… Continue reading →
This is the print (right) by Peter Bright that was exhibited at Cheim & Read, 547 W 25th Street, NY
“Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface. The application of the medium is commonly applied with a brush. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. These same criteria can be used to describe printing.”