For the July Artwalk, Wakefield Civic Society Presents:
The excursion into conceptual art has been a re-awakening of his interest in the arts as his previous history is one of a typical representational artist working with traditional media. The need to represent reality as accurately as he could was, as he puts it “a straightjacket of conformity, a terrible self-imposed prison sentence for my ideas.”
He continues, “Art is about playfulness, about ideas, about letting go of the normal rules. If art doesn’t do that then it’s become just another commodity to be consumed.”
At 7.00 pm on the Artwalk evening, Conceptual Art is to be created when Ivor performs a gesture dressed as This Is Not Art Boy outside the Old Town Hall in Crown Court, just around the corner from our office in King Street.