The Notre-Dame Fire - The homeless need a roof too
Acrylic paint on canvas: 1m 22cm x 1m 22cm. (2019)
THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Acrylic paint on canvas: 1m52cms x 1m22cms (2014)
This painting was inspired by speech be Ken O'Keefe
at a conference in London in 2013
" KEEP THEM IN THE DARK & FEED THEM BULLSHIT "
Acrylic on canvas 122cms x 92cms (2014)
Acrylic paint on canvas: 76cms x 122cms (2019)
BORIS, YOU CANNOT SUSPEND PARLIAMENT IN ORDER TO GET A 'NO-DEAL' BREXIT
Acrylic paint on canvas 92cm x 61cm (2019)
Could the Queen Stop a "No Deal" Brexit?
Visual impression of Boris Johnson's first statement to the House of Commons as Prime Minister on 25 July 2019
Acrylic paint on canvas 76cms x 76cms (2019}
" YOU'RE FIRED ! " Acrylic paint on canvas76x 76cm (2019)
Boris Johnson could be the next UK Prime Minister. He has threatned to prorogue (suspend) parliament so he could deliver a 'No-Deal Brexit' against the wishes of parliament. The last time this was done was in 1629 by King Charles 1.
This was painted to take to a National Demonstration in London.
with the painting
on the demonstration
in Parliament Sq. 20/7/2019
For media coverage of
the demo, Google -
"NO TO BORIS YES TO EUROPE"
Boris Johnson DID become Prime Minister & announced he IS suspending Parliament
Immediately protests took place all over the UK....
Painting done for protest rally against President Trump's State Visit to London 4th June 2019 (Acrylic paint on canvas 2019 - w. 61cms x h. 91cms)
Boris Johnson, a Senior Minister in the UK Government, said " ...it's absolutely rediculous that people should choose to go around looking like a letter box...." (2018)
Official visit of Saudi Crown Prince to the UK 2018 - Acrylic paint on canvas (h) 76cms X (w) 56cms.
The artist with his painting at the rally in Trafalgar Square in London on Tuesday 4th June 2019. (An estimated 75,000 people attented the rally)
BREXIT MEANS BREXIT - A UKIP party poster used during the referendum campaign in 2016. The image on the right is a print from a 1940's NAZI propaganda documentary, showing a forced march of Jews in Romania
Acrylic paint paint on canvas 61cms x 183cm. (2016)
Activist Art in Action
Photo taken in London with the painting on a national day of action about the crisis in the NHS (3/2/2018)
Size of demo in London estimated at 60,000 & 40,000 in towns & cities across the uk.
Many health professionals took part as well as wide cross section of the general public.
CRISIS? ..WHAT CRISIS?!- Government benches in the UK Parliament during opposition day debates on the NHS. (2018) : (Acrylic paint & sand on canvas: 61cms x 122cms)
AUSTERITY BRITAIN - GOLD SLEEPING BAG
"....There is a group of people who caused the financial crisis, who have got all the money that need to have their books balanced in the country - the poor. It seems the poor have got all the money .... walk around London & see all them all in their gold sleeping bags ..." Mark Steele (comedian & writer) at " End Auterity Now Rally" in London 20th July 2015. To see video of the whole speech
" SICKENING VIOLENCE " - Left London riots in 2011. Right bombing of Baghdad in 2003 by Britain & US in 2003. David Cameron British Prime Minister said the riots were 'sickening violence' How about the the bombing of Baghdad !?. Acrylic paint on canvas. 76cms x 183cms (2011)
DISARM THE GALLERY (2012)
Acrylic paint on canvas: 92cms x 122cms
SOMETHING WRONG SOMEWHERE - The cost of renewing Britains Nuclear weapon, Trident. Acrylic paint on canvas. 1m52cms x 1m22cms (2011)
' WELFARE NOT WARFARE ' Collage on board. 23.5cms x 18vms (2013)
MIND THE GAP
Acrylic paint on canvas 152cms x 122cms (2011)
ORWELLIAN - the police now identify people who come on lawful peacefull protest as ' Domestic Extremists ' Acrylic paint on canvas. 1m52cms x 1m22cms. (2009-10)
TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE BOMB, HIGH ABOVE THE JOBLESS THRONG. Acrylic paint on canvas. 1m x 1m. (2011)
CHANGING TIMES - POLICING OF DEMONSTRATIONS IN LONDON - 1960'S & 2000'S Acrylic paint on cancas. 122cms x 92cms (c 2009)
SILENCED IN LIFE AND DEATH (THATCHER'S FUNERAL) Acrylic painton canvas. 1m x 1m (2013)
" BRITAIN FORWARD NOT BACK " UK 2005 General election slogan by Tony Blair's Labour party. Acrylic paint on canvas. 152cms x 122cms. (2005)
DETAIL - Forward not back...
' ETHICAL FOREIGN POLICY ' Acrylic paint on canvas: 1m58 cms x 2m75 cms (2001)
THE ARTIST AGED 1 YEAR OLD - TRAUMA - DOODLEBUG SUMMER. (2018) Installation mixed media. (w) 74cms x (d) 74cms x (h) 1m2cms (including the plinth)
DETAIL: the DVD player at the back plays a 9 minute video loop -
DETAIL OF MAP: shows where V1 & V2 Bombs & Rockets landed during ww2.
DETAIL - explanation label on front of plinth.