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Alan Dedman at studio1.1 – review by Leon Kusminsky

An eccentric show by an unknown outsider, ‘Artworks by Alan Dedman at studio 1.1’ asserts a time worn theme – Art should consist of nothing much other than…

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Fantastic Penis Painting by Alan Dedman

At studio1.1 in London, I showed one of my fantastic penis paintings; in the context of an eclectic display – including penis art was a risk. Putting the…

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Alan Dedman has a candid look at Grayson Perry

Alison who I knew at St. Martins School of Art, praised ‘The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!’ by Grayson Perry when it was in London, saying ‘ it…

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Catalogue of works for sale by Alan Dedman

At studio1.1 Alan Dedman showed an eclectic mix of imagery, created over the recent years at his studio in Somerset. Linking traditional, figurative painting with ‘automated action painting’…

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Alan Dedman shows his work in London, 2017

I exhibited at Studio 1.1 in Shoreditch, London, UK during late November this year. The show consisted of paintings and drawings – conventional nudes and portraits made from…

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Why my spin paintings are so much better than Damien Hirst’s by Alan Dedman

My spin paintings are so much better than Damien Hirst’s because: 1) Mr. Hirst gets paid too much for his, I get  slightly less – indicating (in the…

First stage of spin portrait of Lavinia Woodward by Alan dedman

Spin portrait of Lavinia Woodward by Alan Dedman

During early Summer 2017, news broke about the trial of Lavinia Woodward, a 24 year old student at Oxford University. Many opinions about the story have surfaced in…

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Nigeria comes to Somerset: Alan Dedman Art Education

Josephine attended the London Art College (LAC); she studied painting and drawing on the general diploma course, where she was tutored by Alan Dedman. At the time she…

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NORCAT – or ‘the College of West Anglia’

Before leaving school, I sought work for myself. The village gamekeeper (Jack Plaice) arranged for me to be ‘taken under the wing’ of John King on the Snettisham…

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Maths at Tilney St. Lawrence CP School by Alan Dedman

We arrived in Norfolk shortly before the Americans became fully involved in the Vietnam conflict. Our mother told us we would be living in ‘a big farmhouse with…