Tag: Apollonian

pic of spin painting featuring adele bloch bauer by alan dedman

Spin painting with Klimt, Dedman, Hirst and Bloch-Bauer

Damien Hirst’s art often relies on a gimmick or two; his spin painting for example –  a fad introduced by the children’s TV series ‘Blue Peter’, re-presented as…

drawing of lapith & centaur by alan dedman

Lapith and Centaur drawing by Alan Dedman

I made this drawing at the British Museum in 1991. Part of a series, it represents the struggle between civilized Apollonian creative urges and the wild Dionysian aspect…