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Losing our marbles by Alan Dedman

There has been much ado in the media over recent efforts by the Greek government and Amal Clooney to retrieve the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum in…

Hotwells Sunset by Alan Dedman

Bristol has a wealth of industrial architecture. During the 90s when Britain began it’s material make-over I spent time drawing and painting the remains of the old gas…

Rude & Nude: ‘Nachlass’ by Alan Dedman

In exploring his spin painting gimmick, I believe I’ve taken things further than the ‘richest artist on earth’ (Damien Hirst). A colleague from St. Martins suggested I put…

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…

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…

Gallery Dedman in Nailsea

The people of Nailsea have responded positively to ‘Gallery Dedman’ – which opened on the 3rd of July. A pop-up gallery presenting the eclectic work of Alan Dedman…

Oil painting of a partially sighted gentleman by Alan Dedman

This is a third portrait of Ray I have been working on recently. I began making oil paintings of him about two years ago. He is a partially…

Portrait of Raymond by Alan Dedman

One person who offered to sit for me was a chap called Ray. Partially sighted, he uses a white stick and began attending my studio about two years…

Drawing and painting the nude by Alan Dedman

In May 2014 Zoe Pilger wrote an article for the Observer online titled ‘Why such a scandal over a nude painting of a Cambridge Academic ?’. Apparently, ‘the…