Articles by Talking Pictures

BAD KITTY AND THE TOOTHACHE

January 19, 2020

A toothache, thought Bad Kitty, is like someone else’s dog scratching at your guest-bedroom door all night. A toothache is a cold vibrating funnel sucking in the undone chores (the unanswered emails, the phone calls to return, the formalwear [...]

drilling emptiness

January 19, 2020

hydraulic stilts more than fifty shipping containers on the drifting ice shelf of denialism a johnsian thing with tap root a latter day alchemy a flag with atmosphere as big as two or three conveniences massive inches a flag   dripping paint on [...]

spacing

December 20, 2019

  switchbacks’ S shaped twist unstructured fizz where particles escape from deep within the girl brigade of coronal holes pussy cat’s dust thin skinned with a dash of thermal gradients cooling the rolling chest, tool chest the [...]

Renee Cox: The Holy Family

November 30, 2019

    I want to talk about Origins in the context of visual invention and the evolution of Christian iconography. To find out more of the backstory (for example, why the left-hand panel, christened Yo Mama, has shown alone until now) I refer [...]

keys

November 23, 2019

faith, energy and trauma travel lodges stifling rooms world eroding teen tongue vogues blow i remember feeble carnations behind a dead mother the tied up chin or “clusters of grapes” or the scolding of words or financialisation or flat [...]

Ed Clark, A Great Painter

October 22, 2019

PS I’m very sorry to say that I just found out that Ed Clark died last Friday. In the interview I quote from below, he also said “I want to be called ‘great’.” No problem, Ed. When I saw my first Ed Clark, TBC… ( at “Painting Now and [...]