Guy Burch’s queer art family tree and timeline – from John Harris and the Ladies of Llangollen to Baron Adolph de Meyer
Guy Burch’s queer art family tree and timeline – from John Singer Sargent and Ethel Sands to Denton Welch
Guy Burch’s queer art family tree and timeline – from Marlow Moss and Erica Brausen to Anthony Blunt
Guy Burch’s queer art family tree and timeline – from Quentin Crisp and Brixton Art Gallery to Sadie Lee
Camberwell was at this time probably the best Foundation course anywhere. As a niave schoolboy I expected it to be all bohemian and about finding myself as an artist. I could not have been more wrong. It was a rigorous introduction to the craft of making art and very regimented (we were required to attend […]
The innovative independent Art School founded in the early 1900s, Byam Shaw had an open studio policy that suited my inability to fit into categories marked ‘painter’ or ‘sculptor’. Most art schools at the time made you choose one or other with cross-media working tending to be discouraged. Their studios allowed you to move between them. I was in the ‘Image Studio’, and worked on collage, painting and mixed media installations.
The second L&G Show at Brixton Artists Collective The poster was designed by Nick Balaban and was a deliberate play on the Cockney rhyming slang (ginger beer=queer) and a play on Andy Warhol’s soup cans. Warhol rarely gets the credit he deserves as a queer pioneer but when Nick Met him (Warhol liked to go to Bangs, the […]