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When I was growing up, I never felt that I belonged anywhere because we never lived in a house for more than three months. That’s…
If you are someone like Jeff Koons, and you have to work out how to make a big chrome heart or something, then there are…
What is bad painting? Picabia made some deliberately bad paintings, but they were by him, so great in a way.
It’s not about perfection. What’s a perfect painting? What’s interesting about a perfect painting?
I’ve always been an outsider. Even in London. If I returned to Scotland, I’d feel a complete foreigner.
I love Trinidad and I love living there, but it’s quite harsh.
I would never finish a painting if I didn’t have a deadline.
I don’t think money can help you become a better painter, for sure. You can have all the studios you want; it won’t help you…
As an artist, you are aware there is this strange money market out there, but you have no sense of how it works.
Painting becomes interesting when it becomes timeless.
I think if I was Trinidadian, I would latch more on to the myths and romanticise the place more. I don’t think it’s my place…
It’s still an escape for me, painting, so it also takes me elsewhere. I don’t think I would do it otherwise.
You cannot just be working in a vast, air-conditioned loft space and think you are going to make a decent painting. Francis Bacon had a…
I do feel Scottish in some way. Maybe it’s to do with visiting my grandparents here every summer as a child, but I am aware…
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