Ian Welland returns after three years to interview the brilliant urban artist Angela Wakefield and assesses her latest work, inspiration and direction….
In viewing and assessing urban artist Angela Wakefield, I can only describe her work as having total integrity. It is real, experienced and ensures there is no confusion. In many ways it fixes us to the everyday, but, in other ways, her work allows us to breathe occasionally and move the scenario from canvas to dialogue. It is this movement and the association of the realism with contextual meaning that first captured my senses fully in 2007 when I visited the artist at her studio.
So where is Angela today and, moreover, where is she heading and what continues to inspire her? Whilst assessing a batch of her latest work, I took the opportunity to speak with the artist again…Read More