George Butler

British reportage illustrator George Butler has drawn the Syrian conflict for national newspapers. I interviewed him about capturing the conflict, and the documentary form as a whole. In August 2012 and February this year George Butler crossed the Turkish border to Syria to record in pen, ink and watercolour snapshots of life under conflict. His … Continue reading

Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour at Somerset House

The Cartier-Bresson exhibition at Somerset House raises the debate: will we ever be able to see art through anything but modern eyes? What I came to the exhibition feeling (and not so incidentally left the exhibition feeling) was that I struggle to imagine we ever will; for so vivid is our picture of the world … Continue reading