Every Picture Tells A Story

Erwin Olaf - ‘Hollandse meester' - RIP

Erwin Olaf -  ‘Hollandse meester' - RIP

Erwin Olaf - Nina Siegal - Mutual Art

The most important influence on Olaf’s work was Robert Mapplethorpe, the paragon of studio photography, whom Olaf met while Mapplethorpe was visiting Amsterdam. He was especially taken with Mapplethorpe’s use of square format images, a technique also employed by Peter Hujar and Diane Arbus for their portrait work.

RIP Zoran Vidinic 1932-2024

Caravaggio is a 1986 British historical drama film directed by Derek Jarman. The film is a fictionalised retelling of the life of Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. It is Tilda Swinton's film debut and Sean Bean's second film.
'I hadn't realised that dying was going to be so difficult.' 'You're not trying hard enough' his friends came to reply.    Matthew's portrait ...

Oasis - What's the story?

Oasis - What's the story?
Front cover BEYOND magazine    This months beyond Magazine features Matthew's portrait of Oasis outside the Oasis Market Manchester. I...


Young man with arms raised to either side, his head turned to side. Religious style. Torso. Crucifixion. © Matthew R Lewis 2000
It started with a clock It was over twenty years ago. And yes it seems like yesterday. With part of an old clock, a length of gold cord, a piece o...

Grayson Perry and Matthew R Lewis

Grayson Perry and Matthew R Lewis
Grayson Perry and Matthew R Lewis 
Every picture tells a story. A lot can happen in thirty years.