Charles Thomson | the artist




The artist Charles Thomson
Born Febr 6 1953, Romford, Essex, England.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Stuckism,


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Charles Thomson’s best known work (left) is a satire of Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate gallery, and Tracey Emin, with whom he was friends in the 1980s. He paints in flat areas of mostly high key colour with black outlines, and sees the influence for this from Japanese woodblock prints, Van Gogh and German Expressionism…
English artist, painter, poet, photographer. In the early 1980s he was a member of The Medway Poets, during which time he was friends with Tracey Emin. In 1999 he named and co-founded the Stuckists art movement with Billy Childish. He has curated Stuckist shows, organised demonstrations against the Turner Prize, run an art gallery, stood for parliament and reported Charles Saatchi to the OFT. He is frequently quoted in the media as an opponent of conceptual art. He was briefly married to artist Stella Vine…
Interview with the artist
Raffaella In The Train


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