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

Lucian Freud Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

Our eyes can get bored and our sense of the unusual can become lame when we look to a tradition so established within art: the portrait. Even with the less habitual nude (we see people more often clothed, than not) – our sensitivities can become tamed. What I believe Freud introduces is quite rare to … Continue reading