Sunday, 28 October 2012

The Nearness of You

The Nearness of You. Pencil 180 x 140 mm  

Last night I was watching the X Factor. The cameras had trawled round after James Arthur and filmed him doing a set in Manchester with Labyrinth. James was totally ecstatic about his live performance, and quite rightly so. Nothing beats live music, nothing beats 'being there'.

That is when I realised why live drawing is so important to me. It's the hard copy of live art, of feeling, and for the viewer, the closest to get to 'being there'.


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