2019 : Artist Of The Month, Bridgeman Images
What is your earliest memory of an artwork and who was it by?
That's a hard one...I started drawing political cartoons when I was about 16 - I liked their playful nature. More…
2018 : The Observer, 'Experiences Of Nature' Exhibition
A cow shed and an old tractor barn in rural Herefordshire are not where most people would go in search of the avant garde or the latest in abstract painting. But retired farmer Stephen Dale is challenging the assumption that modern art is best appreciated by city dwellers.
2016 : Widewalls, Unsettling Treescapes
Anthony Whishaw’s images are set in a fictitious surroundings with only an insinuation of human presence. They fuse imagination, reality, and memory in a way that makes them appear real, but intriguingly difficult to define by the regular folk.
2015 : Royal Academy Of Arts, 'My Studio Life'
Anthony Whishaw RA was brought up in South America until he was nine years old, when he came to England to go to school. By 1952, after he had studied at the Chelsea School of Art, he was awarded a Spanish Government Scholarship to study art.
2013 : The Kensington Society Feature
‘A very difficult man to categorize - Anthony Whishaw paints very large pictures and really very small ones- from about 15 cms to 7 metres - some are abstract, some figurative, some cubist, and some tending towards abstraction, while quite clearly being identifiable as swirling water, landscape, sea crashing on the shore, or inspired by his car catching fire in a Tesco car park.’
2011 : RWA, Art & Illusion, Simon Baker
I am on my way to meet the prominent British painter, Anthony Whishaw, at his studio in Bethnal Green. He has invited me to arrive early since he will have been at there from 6am and has also invited me to visit his Kensington studio. I am full of nervous anticipation.
2010 : The Independent, 'Images On The Edge Of Perception'
Never one to pass up a cliché, I stood in front of Anthony Whishaw's Lyminge Forest and thought of waking in a dark wood in the middle of one's days.
2006 : 'The Crucifixion', Brian Sewell
Art historian, Brian Sewell’s personal exploration of the relationship between the Church of England and contemporary artists. Brian steps away from cathedrals and visits Christ Church in Kensington, London, to reveal how a particularly torturous painting of The Crucifixion by Royal Academician Anthony Whishaw ended up being on display in this small backwater church.
2000 : 'Trees', Stephen Lacey Gallery, Martin Gayford
Anthony Whishaw has described his work as being balanced on a knife-edge between abstraction and figuration. In this series of Trees he has drawn together the powerful structures of mid-20th century abstraction and the romantic landscape tradition. This is a distinctive and individual achievement.More…