Considering Art Podcast – Jann Haworth, pop artist.

Jann Haworth, one of the few women associated with the Pop Art movement, talks about growing up in Hollywood, how she found her move to England in 1962 “electrifying”, how and why she opted for soft sculpture while studying at the Slade, her contribution to the cover of the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album designed with her then husband Peter Blake, her time with the Brotherhood of Ruralists and her mural collaborations in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Eileen Cooper – Short Stories

The woman arches her back in a perfectly-balanced athletic pose, her body graceful and lithe. Her hair falls free and touches the ground, rooted to the earth like the tree that brings equilibrium to the picture. There’s another balance too. The flecks on the body, remnants of residue of the lino-block from which the image was taken, gives it a strength echoed by the tree’s trunk. And all within the brightly coloured and collaged setting of a fable where reality and imagination meld together. 

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