I’ve recently been revisiting portraiture. The following work in acrylic is based off a faded photograph – messy easel provides a sense of scale.
Tag Archives: simon and finn
S&F & Philosophy Now: Bertrand Russell!
Issue 120 of Philosophy Now is all about Bertrand Russell; who wouldn’t jump at the chance to illustrate that! The following cartoon accompanied an article “The Passionate Bertrand Russell” by Peter Stone. For more BR as seen through the eyes of Ernie, feel free to visit Ernie & The Conquest of Happiness.
S&F and Philosophy Now: Whither thee, rights?
The following accompanied the print article of “What are Human Rights” by Tim Dare (Issue #118, Philosophy Now). The piece discusses how far human rights claims can stretch as an outcome of social axioms & varied definitions, for example whether we consider rights as “right-based claims” or rights that exist simply by virtue of being human. It’s more complicated than one would think…
Article penned by Tim Dare, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
S&F in Philosophy Now: Philosophy for the Brave
The following accompanied the print article of “Philosophy for the Brave” by Dahlian Kirby (Issue #117, Philosophy Now). The author of this article introduces the benefit of existential counselling in what turns out to be quite a sensitively written piece. Article and cartoon link below.
Online cartoon: https://philosophynow.org/issues/117/Simon_and_Finn
S&F in Philosophy Now: What would George Bataille do?
The following accompanied the print version of: What would George Bataille Do? by Alexandra Tzirkoti (Issue #116, Philosophy Now). The article itself is a nice tongue-in-cheek intro to the thinking of a rather controversial figure (link below).https://philosophynow.org/issues/116/What_Would_Georges_Bataille_Do
Horses, ink & wash
Autumn descending, painting
OCAD: Urban Reflections, painting
The following painting will be a part of OCAD’s upcoming Urban Reflections exhibit, opening September 22nd. Still doing a bit of last minute tweaking.. rush rush rush.