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Death of Lily the Werewolf by Alan Dedman

Death of Lily the Werewolf (the) is a poignant image, asserting the ‘judicious righteousness’ of allied forces in Italy, at a late stage during the Second World War….

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Thames TV – going large for them, by Alan Dedman

During December 2018, Thames TV asked if I would create a painting for one of their programmes – Britain’s Got More Talent. Every now and then a carrot…

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Spinning Penis paintings by Alan Dedman

One of the problems with the Fine Art World is – it takes itself far too seriously. Penis paintings offer light relief from the humdrum seriousness of the…

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The Wanking Machine by Alan Dedman

Stephen Pippin was feted at the South London Art Gallery (SLAG) in a show curated by Carl Freedman. ‘Minky Manky’ was a carefully selected hotch-potch of work by…

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Theresa May by Alan Dedman

She’s in the news – all the time. I wouldn’t want her job, but I envy her lucre. Theresa May like many other British Prime Ministers, is apparently…

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The Fall – an appreciation by Alan Dedman

Apparently David Hockney likes to listen to opera whilst he is at work. Inspired by this, I went to our local library and took out ‘Opera 2008’. Gave…

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HRH Prince Charles – happy birthday

I’m not much of a Royalist, but I went to the Royal Academy Schools at a time when Sarah Armstrong-Jones began attending and I took pride in studying…

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How to set up a still-life by Alan Dedman

At the Royal Academy Schools, under-graduate tutor Mike Upton was a strong advocate of still-life painting – because students can work from observation, inexpensively. Compared to working from…

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Roderic Barrett – appreciation by Alan Dedman

My first encounter with Roderic Barrett was during interview at the Royal Academy Schools. We sat opposite one another in the Keeper’s office. Barrett was wearing a waist…

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Solstice Suryana Maskar by Alan Dedman

I took a posse of yoga enthusiasts to Stanton Drew stone circle this morning to greet the sunrise at the Summer Solstice on International Yoga Day. We practiced…