Jock Mooney Part 2

Normally I'm quite wary about using or associating art with the word 'kitsch'. All it encompasses are elements that do not cater to my usual taste. Kitsch to me normally creates associations of tackiness and poor taste - which to excess form the definition of it. Yet that was the word that sprang to mind … Continue reading Jock Mooney Part 2


Jock Mooney Part 1

Vane Gallery recently had Jock Mooney's 'Who Are You and What Do You Want?' exhibited. Mooney is represented by Vane so I'm quite familiar with his work through that. This exhibition however was quite unlike his usual stuff as it was far more personal and autobiographical. It is an exploration of Mooney's joys and fears surrounding … Continue reading Jock Mooney Part 1