Book a place, (a snip at £5) at Paul Spooner’s forthcoming talk at Trelowarren, Cornwall (12th Sep 2006). You will be thoroughly entertained as Paul discusses his pieces in the current ‘Smile’ exhibition, as well as an almost complete history of everything else he has ever made.. including the lovely ‘Das Fischermadchen’ (2005) pictured. The […]
Tim Hunkin revealed the latest machine for his Under the Pier Show in Southwold, Suffolk, earlier this week. As Hunkin says, “The problem with ordinary seaside telescopes is that they are monotonous. The Quantum Tunnelling Telescope solves this problem by concentrating on interesting events over the horizon, under the waves and into the future”.
‘Smile’ is the title of the current exhibition from the Cornwall Crafts Association at Trelowarren until 17th September 2006. The exhibition includes Paul Spooner’s ‘The Dormitory’ (Private Collection) a new piece (pictured) which Spooner describes as a female version of his 1983 piece The Dream. The label refers to the English practice of turning their […]
Featured in the current (July/August 2006) edition of ‘Modern Painters’ magazine, novelist Geoff Nicholson catches up with Paul Spooner and finds him creating blasphemous automata and throwing his mistakes into a woodburning stove. It follows on nicely from Nicholson’s catalogue introduction to Paul’s exhibition ‘A Day at the Butchers’ (2004). Note: If you manage to […]