When Joseph Beuys met Jimmy Boyle

When Joseph Beuys met Jimmy Boyle

I wrote this article as a supplement to a short piece I published in The Sunday National newspaper, about an important exhibition of art from Barlinne Prison’s Special Unit that’s currently on in Hull. I took the above photo outside the exhibition in Hull. It was...

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Skull

He leaned into me, blue eyes wide, face twitching. ‘My elbow’s fucked mate. I can barely open it further than this.’ An arm extended, palm facing up. ‘It’s from plasterin’ mate. Plasterin’ and wankin’. His skin was blotchy and sagging. Bags were grey and oily under...

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Advice for Future Travellers

Rupert Tweets