Friday, August 17, 2007

Paul Thomas discusses Drawing Breath

In this video from the British Council Paul Thomas discusses works from the exhibition "Drawing Breath: 10 years of the Jerwood Drawing Prize /A Survey Exhibition of Contemporary British Drawing" held at the National Art School Gallery 22 Feb - 13 Apr 2007.

Picasso said, “You should put out the eyes of painters as they do chaffinches so that they can sing more sweetly.” Artist and Jerwood Prize co-founder and judge Paul Thomas explores how great British artists represent the world through drawing and asks, “Why do we all draw so much as children and so little as adults?”