John McLean still


• John McLean

I was delighted to be invited to the premiere of a new documentary film about the painter John McLean in London recently. The film, ‘Which Way Up with John McLean’, was made by Proudfoot – you  can watch a trailer here:

More on Proudfoot on their website:


• Fraser Taylor

Fraser Taylor has recently returned to live in his native Scotland, after spending many years in Chicago. A joint show of work by the artist and Rose Wylie opens on 12th June at House for an Art Lover, Glasgow. Further information on this link:

The exhibition is related to the forthcoming book ‘Rose Wylie, Fraser Taylor: Collisions’, to be published by Steidl, date TBC. The book contains my essay on Fraser Taylor’s work. Further information here:


• Image: John McLean in his London studio, a still from the film ‘Which Way Up with John McLean’.

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