Nose 12

HIS MAJESTY, COMRADE NOSE There is a famous photograph of Lenin, taken early in the October Revolution, standing on the balcony of the Bolshevik headquarters…

Nose 11

BAD DISGUISES I There is a general principle in theatre for working with masks. A mask works by making us focus on everything that is…

Nose 10

PREPARING THE BED The hard ground The clean sheet. The dry point The spit bite The foul bite The hand wipe. The stained blanket The…

Nose 6

SKETCHBOOK This is a page of a drawing-book I was using to make notes about the series of etchings. The Nose with a microphone (image…

Nose 4

NOSE IN LOVE The Nose follows the familiar route from Titian to Manet, though I cannot remember whose Olympia I was looking at. Postcards of…

Nose 2

SUGAR LIFT AQUATINT Condensed milk is mixed with Indian ink. With this sugar mixture a drawing is made on a copper plate using a brush…

Overlap

This print was made at around the same time as Nose 5 and the L’Inesorabile Avanzata suite of prints, which also use an appropriated newspaper…