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‘In a world that wants to eradicate detail by airbrushing it out, I’m interested in airbrushing it in’

‘In a world that wants to eradicate detail by airbrushing it out, I’m interested in airbrushing it in’

Jason Brooks, interview | Gloucestershire | 13 January 2018 from studio international on Vimeo. For his third exhibition with Marlborough, London, Jason Brooks (b1968) has put together a three-part show of staggering proportions. One room is filled with his huge, incredibly detailed and cinematically cropped, black-and-white portraits of friends and people he considers to have […]

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Jason Brooks: the ideas man – Bethan Ryder explores the pioneering male artists changing the medium

Jason Brooks: the ideas man – Bethan Ryder explores the pioneering male artists changing the medium

The Ideas Man: Jason Brooks Jason Brooks is fascinated by the traditional medium of paint but, like his YBA peers who rose to fame in the 1990s, his approach isn’t old-school, it’s conceptual. Prepping in his Gloucester studio for his enigmatically titled forthcoming show, The Subject is Not the Subject, he says the title explains the […]

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The Art of The Portrait on Sky Arts

The Art of The Portrait on Sky Arts

Tim Marlow interviews Jason Brooks about Truth and Likeness’. Episode 5 of the popular series hosted by Tim Marlow sees Jason Brooks and Maggi Hambling discuss the scope and capability of a portrait and what truth an artist can realistically tell of the sitter within portraiture.

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Sir Paul Nurse Portrait Unveiling

Sir Paul Nurse Portrait Unveiling

The Royal Society is pleased to announce the unveiling of a recently commissioned portrait of Sir Paul Nurse PRS by Jason Brooks. Official Presidential portraits date back to the origins of the Royal Society in 1660 when Presidents and eminent scientists would donate their own oil portraits to grace the Society’s rooms. Since 1941 a […]

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National Portrait Gallery Patrons visit the studio

National Portrait Gallery Patrons visit the studio

On May 22, a group of new patrons to the National Portrait Gallery visited the studio in Gloucestershire for a talk with Richard Dyer, which explored Jason’s fascination with imagery and how The Subject is not the Subject. 

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