Author: Michael Eden

Alienated Ambiguity

Hedley Roberts: Unknown faces, arch pleasures. An interview on the harsh light of creative vision...

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Keys and Red Herrings

Nigel Grimmer: this is not what you're looking for. An interview with the mercurial. ...

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Spiralling Intentionally Towards Figuration

David Treloar: Gestural Portraits and Simple Joy. An interview about focus and intention....

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No Heroic Male Master

Roxana Halls: The Figure Strikes Back...

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Three-sided World; Interview with Stuart Jones

Natural forces and man-made spaces preoccupy the work of artist Stuart Jones. ...

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Cyril de Commarque Interview

Cyril de Commarque is an artist concerned with human development, hubris and potential, sharing his thoughts here with Trebuchet in lieu of his show 'Artificialis' at Saatchi Gallery....

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Joker, a Film to Fall Out Over?

The most affecting film of 2019 has created debate and controversy, Trebuchet takes a closer look examining these and the underlying message at its core. ...

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William Kentridge In Praise of Shadows

The pursuit of truth should not lead us to totalitarian certainty and William Kentridge proposes that art practice is the key to holding illusion and insight in balance. ...

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Suffering and Transformation

Jung: The Body as a Symbol for Psychic Change...

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Mud and the Body By-Product

Damien Meade: making the artificial appear sentient...

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Alchemical Transformations in Soul & Psyche

Bert Gilbert: Rites of passage...

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Pain, Wit & Painting

Andrew Litten: timeless models of expression...

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Science Fiction and New Dimensions in Art

Adam Dix: The subtle elevation of iconography and reality...

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The Poetry & Potency of Presence

Gail Olding: Emotional access in conceptual art...

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Neo Futurist Collective

Following Marinetti is a big ask the man called the caffine of Europe would surely approve of the publicity though. ...

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Is The Trump Blimp a Guaranteed Backfire?

A grotesque caricature will be flying into London and another flying over it. ...

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Painterly Process and Human Traces

The emerging artist Connor Robertson has a sophisticated painterly technique and a strong sense of drama. ...

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Exclaim Galatea

Can you with conviction exclaim 'Galatea!' to find out read on....

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Girl With No Name

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the crusading socialist who just shocked American politics....

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China’s Contemporary Cultural Revolution

Zhu Wei is an internationally acclaimed artist who examines contemporary China using traditional painting methods, he shares his thoughts in issue 3 of Trebuchet Magazine (excerpt here) ...

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Neo-Modernism: soul nourishing renaissance ?

Can we have another renaissance? why not, Neo-Modernism only needs its own Michelangelo to fuel a return to modernisms core values. ...

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A Taste of Dissent

Investigative journalist Abby Martin and the challenge of enquiry...

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Meta Modernity & The End of Postmodernity?

Meta Modernity is a contender to topple the stultifying epoch that is postmodernism or is it?...

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Alter-modern, Claiming a New Era

In 2009 at the Tate the concepts of 'Alter-modern' and 'relational aesthetics' were deployed to announce the end of postmodernity. ...

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The Eclipse of Postmodernism?

What are the key contenders to postmodernism and can they really end the epoch?...

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Equivalence & the Loss of the Engaged Human

Does postmodernity gradually traumatise the population, and is this happening in such a way that our senses cant quite grasp it?...

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Postmodernism & Its Discontents

Lenin is given a kitsch shell by artist Alex Milov, is this an act of vandalism or preservation?...

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Postmodernism: Living a Lie Dreaming the Truth

The modern subject is a self obsessed narcissist that masochistically imagines the truth as a destructive monster. ...

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You’re Not Living You’re Just Killing Time

There are so many ways we can abdicate our personal responsibility but for many in western civilisation stupefaction is simply a choice, what have you done lately to improve yourself!...

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Postmodernity, a Trinity of Crises

Trying to understand the postmodern is famously difficult but this series of articles is supposed to help!...

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