The Rudiments of Wisdom by Tim Hunkin. An A to Z of random, peculiar and fascinating facts. Re-discovered and revived in Technicolor, this new title features Tim Hunkin’s entertaining and off-the-wall series of cartoons originally appeared in “The Sunday Observer” magazine between 1973 and 1987. How does hypnosis work? What is chocolate made of? And […]
Viva Carlos! It happens. Struggling artist in a strange country just about making ends meet working in a warehouse by day and painting by night pictures that he can occasionally sell, gets a creative block. Can’t paint any more. Disaster. Body and soul threatening to fall apart. Loyal and loving wife goes to London, to […]
This is the first in a series of posts from the journalist Simon Tait. He will be musing on all things mechanical once a month. The family way How closely related are mechanical theatre and the latest generation of robots? Is the connection the art, the mechanics, the humour?
On a visit to Southwold Pier last month with Tim Hunkin and his wife Meg (pictured) I was very privileged to pay an English Guinea (or £1.10) and get my own honour from Tim’s new machine ‘Decoration Direct’. I also had a very satisfying £1 worth of fun with Tim’s Art Apocalypse – smashing the […]
Tim Hunkin’s talk ‘Popular Art’ (11th April 6pm) will be the first in a series of talks at Kinetica to coincide with the CMT retrospective and Ride of Life exhibition which starts on Friday 6th April. Tim’s Chiropodist (1986), originally made for CMT in Covent Garden, will be treating visitors’ feet throughout the exhibition, which […]