Tag Archives: Young British artists

Myra Hindley and Mohammed

“They used to hang killers on the gallows. Now they hang them in the gallery,” For more on Myra, see my previous post. When serial killer Myra Hindley’s portrait by Marcus Harvey was hung by the Royal Gallery (with children’s … Continue reading

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Saatchi shock artist and photographer Richard Billingham

I’m going to assume people may not like this post, but when I visited the Saatchi Young British Artists (YBA) exhibit in Brooklyn years ago, Richard Billingham’s photos really caught my attention more than most of the art. See more … Continue reading

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When Art Is Evil

Marcus Harvey, Myra In the United States, when this portrait of Myra Hindley was shown, it made little stir. (See below) That’s because she is lesser known in the US than in England, where she helped Ian Brady murder several … Continue reading

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