Stuff Happens

Posted on by David Gelber

People interested in the philosophy of taxidermy – they are not numerous, though some are found in natural history museums – have long found two impediments to their thoughts. The first is that taxidermists, though often eloquent about their own work, are seldom sagacious. The second is that the literature of the subject is never […]

The Brush & the Set Square

Posted on by David Gelber

The strange visual world of Paul Nash is coming to seem very familiar. Ah yes: a bright red fungus levitating over the sea (or is it sinking?); giant metal girders in a summer cornfield; an ethereal snake in the woodshed (and an extra snake in the sky). Tate Liverpool staged a big Nash show in […]

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