Doormats

I produced a lot of work between the late 1960s and early 1972 when I stopped showing in galleries. There are at least 1200 drawings still in existence from this period, mostly for works that have never been exhibited. The works that were exhibited are usually just one of a series of variations and […]

The Barricades

The Barricades was written in January 1974 for The City Squatter,

the newspaper we published within a few days of the massive police raid that closed down the Victoria Street squat and forced the Resident Action Group out of the buildings we had occupied for most of 1973.

The complete text is at the end of […]

The Murdering Stools

This probably seems an odd thing to start with but there is a reason. They illustrate a problem both with the way my work is seen and the general misunderstanding of what an artist does.

First, what are they? They are a set of ten stools made of recycled varnished plywood with painted blood stains […]