Special K and Sinister C, Flaxton Ptooch Opening Night June 1 2017.

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have you seen her?  Well, no, not the golden center of an MRI scan of a rocknroller buddhists brain, but the artist known as  K Griffin https://www.katherinegriffinart.com/

Katherin Griffin I’m talking. The work Katherine creates is a little bit beautiful and magical and a much needed fantastical escape for the senses. I could say with a smattering of dark undertones that ground us in the day to day sublime of existence but then that would sound like some kind of artsy word salad, and I will be having none of that. thanks.

Check out https://www.instagram.com/katherinegriffinart/

In just over a week, Kaz and I will be joining forces and bringing our world of colour and beautiful ideologies the  to Flaxton Ptooch gallery in NWS.

PV June 1st from 7pm, show runs until July 3rd.  NW5 2JT

But more than skulls and cats w be.

Cats and skulls are fine fodder for the internet, but also on display will be the recent politically inspired posters to put in your front room bed-sit.

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Like the above mentioned  cunt waffle for example.

Many of these posters (a bakers dozen)  now seem tragically out of date, made a mere less than hundred days ago.  Now I am nearly looking back fondly on the fact that the worst thing POTUSatire had done was gone on about casually raping women, seems like the good ole days now that billions have been secured to the Saudi Arabian military lets kill everyone party exchange.  Oh happy days.

Or John Peters, one of the first pilots to be paraded on Iraqi TV as a POW…

FW-soldier

So, get your big boots and your dancing shoes on. Join the Special K and I-Sinister C, for an opening night to support the arts, let down your hair, raise a glass to the little people.

Much love.

CW

(That’s country and western if you don’t know my name)

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Hello good people.

Well, the time has finally come to let the cats out of the bag.
I would love to take this opportunity to invite you to come and enjoy some new work including; giant cats, skulls and MRI brain scans at the launch night of my new show at Flaxton Ptootch Gallery in Kentish Town from 7pm on Thursday June 1st
The show runs until July 3rd, so if you can’t make it down on the first night, then you’ve got all month to have a look at your leisure.
I am showing alongside the artist Katherine Griffin, a Slade alumni whose work appears like some beautiful, velvety dreams in oil on canvas. Original works will be for sale alongside limited edition prints. There will be food and music and lots of previously unseen pieces. It will be a fun night full of colour and cocktails.
Say “Sinister Pussy” sent you at the door for free entry….be great to see you there. x x x
237 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2JT London. 
The PV starts at 7pm.
Closest tube is Kentish Town.
(turn left out of station and walk down approx 200m and FP is on your right)

 Charlotte is the fourth generation of committed self taught female painters in her family and has been honing her skills since her teens.  

 CW Stubbs  enjoys bringing beauty to subjects that are often disturbing or uncomfortable. Using vibrant colour to seduce the viewer and often stark        uncompromising imagery, she challenges our perception of the narrative truth from multi media sources. www.cwstubbs.com

More than Cats & Skulls…. Two bold and colorful painters will be showing at the Ptootch this June. Katherine’s detailed acrylics and gilded prints explore and celebrate life through psychodelic landscapes, whilst Charlotte’s work is often inspired by the global political one. Mixed media canvasses prints and collages pay homage to the forest, to Mexicana and the women of the cartel killings, protestors in all their rage, and the delicacies of the human mind and body. CEW Stubbs label Sinister Pussy paintings and textiles can be found here: www.cwstubbs.com Katherines work here:https://www.katherinegriffinart.com/

Private View Thursday June 1@ Flaxton Ptooch Gallery -Skulls, Cats, Cocktails and gary’s big brains.

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Thursday June 1st is launch night. I am bringing out the 3 giant kittens alongside the work of the very velvety talented katherine griffin https://www.katherinegriffinart.com/.

On display will be a multitude of skulls. There will be food, cocktails, music and many a print or original canvas to buy. I’m aiming to sell it all within the next few months, so get some while supplies last.  Show runs until July 3rd. Closest tube is Kentish Town. Come on down. Say ‘sinister pussy sent me’ at the door for free entry.

x x x

Time after time

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I’ve no idea why stripping down into my skivvies in negative 20 cold came into my face last night. Maybe I’ve just been let down a little more than usual these last few weeks. Maybe that feeling in the cold light of London day needed a warm whiskey.  Fuck, life can be hard, as my partner says…but life is life.

When they were remodeling the London Royal Hospital, 2012 the playroom was designed by someone very fancy.

20 foot high plush tigers.

large screen TV/s

and a motion detector video floor to the sound of Outkasts ‘Hey Ya’, with the repetitive lyrics of shaking it like a Polaroid picture for the kids who could move their feet to move their feet to in order to stamp out large scale ants. Who designs this shit?

I must have heard that song a thousand times.

Just having a long look back, a short look back and thinking about the fact I’ve got 3 art shows, an open studio all happening in the next couple of months, new job, healthy child. maybe i would be much better to forget and let go of everything that’s ever gone before.

stupid brain. we are what we do, we are what we hold onto.

I’m saving my coppers for a beach house.

x x

Time

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
― Calvin Coolidge

I tied my keys to my belt buckle so I wouldn’t lose them.  My lovely long distance boyfriend, my one and only that I was staying with, wouldn’t mind if I went out dancing while he stayed indoors in the negative 20 degree weather to make music while I physically slaughtered my demons with plasticman or the likes in my ears.  He was an amazing maker of music, so we had that connection. He understood my urgency, as I understood his stillness.

So,  it’s past midnight, way past midnight, the morning call may be on, great night of dancing, i make it home, keys on my belt buckle, which now as it’s so cold outside has frozen on. Im 5 inches shorter than the door. I try 5 times to hoist myself pants up with key to open the door. no luck.

so off come the trousers, to get the key to open the door.

in i walk. there sits a bottle of whiskey and writing paper. a love note. love

This is the end, beautiful friend.

FW-Bannon

Damien Hurst’s new project, the 50 million pound sunken ship is a great bloody idea. Make 50 million pounds of art, some gold leaf, some not. Pretend it’s all been under water, next to the coast of Benin for the last 500 years and discovered by some Captain cis roman amputee, I haven’t seen it, just the reviews. Pretend it’s a rarity, saved  from the dead, like 1980’s acid wash vintage and sell it to the punters for real gold. in Venice. I can’t even imagine. So 250 craftsmen, have made 125 or so pieces, that will make the public think, and i am sure as shit, that they are actually all very beautiful, and say something in their own right, that’s the thing with the new wave of art, as long as the That’s ole Damo isn’t it, he gets bored so easy, remember his diamond skull? couldn’t’ think of what art to make and best to make what surrounds you, at the time it was diamonds. Brilliant. But he does make a point, because that is how art, true art works, like the history of hip hop, or all of 8 of picasso’s wives all disjointed blue and angry at raising his children.  The art artists, or zeitgeist, just react to their surroundings, but for centuries wasn’t that what the art world allowed?  tbc. Fine fuck you, i don’t have word, but i have a vote and i have money.

Fw-america

 

The truth of B-side science fiction writers and the power of the cheetos…

 

I’ve moved my site to http://www.cwstubbs.com,

The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Kurt Vonnegut
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