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Colourful language with Alan Dedman

Colourful language will soon be proscribed (banned) by the Thought Police. Anything naughty, rude or saucy is definitely off menu these days. Degenerate Art, portraying distasteful subject matter…

Gustav Klimt a go-go by Alan Dedman

Gustav Klimt a-go-go – good old Gustav, you have to admire his ability to draw the human form, even if it is over attentive to the female aspect….

Cock-a-doodle-don’t by Alan Dedman

Cock-a-doodle don’t by Alan Dedman borrows the title of a poem by Ivor Cutler. The poem calls for us to have mercy on a fowl. Having mercy on…

Penis spin paintings by Alan Dedman

Penis spin paintings have become part of my ouevre. Spin painting is a gimmick re-popularised by Damien Hirst – it was around in the 60s (in the form…

The Doll’s House by Alan Dedman

Whilst a student at St. Martin’s I had to earn money for living expenses. The first job I got was working at ‘The Doll’s House’, a strip-joint in…

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…

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…

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…

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…