Actor, Artist,and Activist Chella Man Interview On PURE JOY art show –

Chella Man wears many hats. At only 23, the Deaf trans phenom has enjoyed impressive careers as a YouTuber, artist, activist, and actor (he’s best known for his role as Jericho, a mute superhero in the DC Universe series Titans), and now, curator. This summer, 1969 Gallery in TriBeCa is hosting Man’s curatorial debut, a … Read more

The man who illustrated Bond

In April 1956, at the suggestion of his friend Francis Bacon, Richard Chopping took the society hostess Ann Fleming to see some of his trompe l’oeil paintings, which were then on show at the Arthur Jeffress Gallery in Mayfair. Impressed by these pictures, Fleming invited the artist to meet her husband, Ian, who was looking … Read more

The man who made off with a Goya

‘It’s not very good, is it?’ Up in his spare bedroom in Newcastle, retired bus driver Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent) has just unwrapped Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington. How it got there, how it gets back to the National Gallery in London, and the subsequent fall-out, is broadly the subject of Roger Michell’s … Read more