http://soundcolourvibration.com/2011/05/28/color-in- Photo by John Deakinmotion-vol-114-francis-bacon/David Lynch (director) comments on how Bacon inspireshim“Yet one glance at Francis Bacon’s paintings and I amimmediately sent to a place I feel comfortable in. Theseare works of hidden identity & the enigma of man andhis touch”How could his paintings inspire you – do the photos ofhim inspire you?
Shepard Fairey: personality and politicsThe Tyrant Boot print was inspired by the Frederick Douglasquote “The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance ofthose whom they oppress”. Frederick Douglas, an AfricanAmerican, was a leader of the Abolitionist Movement. He wasa firm believer in the equality of all people, whether black,woman, Native American, or recent immigrant. He was fond ofsaying, “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobodyto do wrong.”http://www.obeygiant.com/headlines/revok-tyrantsShephard
Sam taylor-wood: mixed mediahttp://artpulsemagazine.com/breaking-the-medium-of-painting-down http://www.bbc.co.uk/collective/gallery/2/index.sh tml?collection=samtaylorwood&mode=dynamic
Fay Godwin: the power of naturehttp://www.archivemagazine.org.uk/?p=21
Bill Viola: lighting, culture and belief http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embe dded&v=6-V7in9LObI Viola explores themes such as religion and war through video and photography – watch the video (at home) or look for his installations:
http://www.ressupport.org/index.php?id=101the Exhibition ‘Bill Viola: The Passions@ at thethe J. Paul Getty Museum 2000