Considering Art Podcast – Alison Jackson. Seeing is Deceiving

In our latest podcast episode, British artist Alison Jackson talks about the use of lookalikes, why a mistrust of photography is at its root, the backlash she has received and the difficulties of making her humorous work.

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Pierre Gonnord – Nature Tales

To look at they could almost be paintings – portraits made in the classical style of a Goya or a van Eyck. Indeed, French photographer Pierre Gonnord cites them as influences. “A portrait obliges you to have a kind of contemplation,” he says. His first solo exhibition in the UK, Nature Tales,  gives plenty to contemplate. Comprising seven diptychs, each human portrait is paired with that of an animal. 

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