RICHARD CALDICOTT | by Miranda Gavin | Winter 2014
"Straight lines, circles, triangles and other curvilinear geometric shapes are scored into and removed from pieces of paper"
If one were to describe Richard Caldicott's Untitled photogram and paper negative series (2014) in the manner and spirit of minimalist painting, it could be condensed to just two words: sophisticated simplicity.
Sir Elton John & David Furnish | Full House | March 2013
Given musician Sir Elton John and film producer David Furnish's reputation as savvy collectors of contemporary art, one could be forgiven for assuming that the swing set on the front lawn of their new Los Angeles house is actually some installation by an up-and-coming-artist - perhaps a discovery made made during John's recent concert tour. But it is a mistake to assume anything about this pair.
THE THINGS THEY ARE | by Derek Horton | 2009
Derek Horton discusses Richard Caldicott’s series, Untitled 2008
Richard Caldicott’s new series of works, Untitled 2008, is at once both a return and a new departure: the series marks a return to the object, but with a new found assertiveness in the sheer visual presence of the object’s centrality that is essentially sculptural. The constructed facture of all Caldicott’s previous photographs means, of course, that the object has never really gone away: even in the architecturally inspired compositions of 2003 or the geometric abstractions of the Loop series of 2005 or the Script series of 2006, the images are always dependent on the objective manipulation of physical material.
Die Kunst der Minimalen | Richard Caldicott | Portofolio | 03 2007
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