This catalogue includes essays by:
Mel Gooding is a critic, writer, curator and educationalist. The author of major books and catalogues on John Hoyland, Patrick Heron, Bruce Mclean, Frank Auerbach, Michael Rothenstein, Mary Fedden and Ceri Richards, he also contributes extensively to leading art magazines in the UK.
His essay is entitled: Reveries, Intimations, Ironies: The Recent Paintings of Stephen Newton.
David Maclagan is a writer and artist. He lectures at the Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies at the University of Sheffield, where he directs the M.A. in Art and Psychotherapy. He is widely published on psychotic art and psychological aesthetics and organised the 1996 conference on Anton Ehrenzweig in Sheffield.
His essay is entitled: The Silence of the Sirens: The Unconscious Aesthetic in Stephen Newton’s Paintings.
Keith Patrick is a writer, critic and exhibition organiser. Editor of Art Line magazine (1990-96) and now the editor of Contemporary Visual Arts , and curator of two major travelling exhibitions on British art: Francis Bacon to Now: The Outsider in British Figuration (1991/2); and Henry Moore to the ’90s: Contemporary British Sculpture (1995). He is also European Vice President of the International Art Critics Association (A.I.C.A.).
His essay is entitled: The Art and Ideas of Stephen Newton.