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Nature Paintings

By Guest Contributor on 6th May 2015
Nature Paintings, December 2005–Present Day Mixed media on aluminium The support surface for each Nature Painting is an acid-primed aluminium…

The Art-Machine

By Keith Tyson on 5th May 2015
The Art-Machine (1990 - 2000) I created The Art-machine while still at college in the late 80's / early 90's.  At that time I…

Studio Wall Drawings (1997 – Present Day)

By Keith Tyson on 4th May 2015
In 1997 I was sharing a studio just off Bermondsey Street in South East London with 4 other artists. My…

Vinegar Strokes

By Keith Tyson on 23rd February 2015
Art-machine Iteration: Country Fair with Prize Tent 1997-1998 In this work from 1997 I had been tasked by my Artmachine…

Large Field Array (2005 -2007)

By Keith Tyson on 18th February 2015
Large Field Array is a single piece of work consisting of 300 essentially cubic sculptures evenly distributed over the floor…

12 Harmonics at Deutsche Bank

By Guest Contributor on 6th January 2015
A whirlpool of shifting motifs and perspectives; a psychedelic vision of the 21st century—James Rosenquist’s monumental painting The Swimmer in the Econo-mist signalizes…

Michael Archer on History Paintings

By Guest Contributor on 1st January 2015
The History Paintings Powder coated aluminium 2004     "History paintings have traditionally been painted from the perspective of either…

Somewhere Across the Sea …

By Keith Tyson on 27th September 2014
Panta Rhei was the first stratified painting I made on a found canvas. One morning in a second hand shop in…

The Passage of Time is Perfumed With Your Presence

By Keith Tyson on 21st September 2014
This Stratified Painting contains all the flowers I could recall from significant moments in my life. These include, amongst many others; lilies…

Then

By Keith Tyson on 7th February 2013
 Then, 2012 Oil on Alumimium,  79 x 102 cm This painting was built up in many layers over a twelve month period as…

Press Release : 52 Variables

By Guest Contributor on 10th December 2010
For this series, Tyson created mixed media on aluminum paintings of the backs of cards culled from 52 different decks.…

On A Roll : By Marc Glimcher

By Guest Contributor on 5th September 2008
In 2004 Keith Tyson began a series of works he entitled Geno-Pheno, short for Genotype-Phenotype. Like most of Tyson’s projects,…

Keith Tyson in conversation with Beatrix Ruf

By Guest Contributor on 5th January 2008
Beatrix Ruf: So let’s start with the many different surfaces in these works. The Nature Paintings for instance, here you’re…

Operator Paintings : By Michael Archer

By Guest Contributor on 10th April 2006
The Operator Paintings are a series of works derived from equations constructed using standard mathematical operators. As with Tyson's Artmachine,…

Michael Archer on The Thinker and Solar Powered Vacuum

By Guest Contributor on 24th November 2005
Keith Tyson's The Thinker. Made in 2001, the fabled year of Stanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey, was a tall, black monolith akin…

Sea-gherkins! . . . Freshwater swabs! . . . Ectoplasms! . . . Bashi-bazouks! By Michael Archer

By Guest Contributor on 11th November 2005
Blue marble. The top part of it looks like one of those old fashioned diving helmets fed with air pumped…

Michael Archer on The Inertia of Desire (Worthless Fat Fuck with Nullifiers)

By Guest Contributor on 3rd November 2005
The Inertia of Desire (Worthless Fat Fuck with Nullifiers) is a large stomach. It’s not even a torso; no back,…

History Paintings : By Michael Archer

By Guest Contributor on 25th March 2005
There are fifteen of Keith Tyson’s History Paintings. Three are large, and there are twelve smaller ones. This dozen, all…

A conversation with A magic master : Keith Tyson interviewed by Elena Geuna

By Guest Contributor on 14th June 2004
EG: When I think about your work, I can never forget the first time I came to your studio, years…

Michael Archer on Wonders of the World

By Guest Contributor on 5th May 2001
Wonders of the World Various media 2000 – Present Day The term ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ traditionally refers to…