International art movement for contemporary figurative painting with ideas. Anti the pretensions of conceptual art. Anti-anti-art. The first Remodernist art group. Daubers (daubing is the new painting). Founded 1999.
There are 236 Stuckist groups in 52 countries.

Contact Stuckists: 07984 914018
Tel: 020 8343 4282. Press contacts here.

The General Editor of this site is Jim Dennis.
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Stuckists are not stuck

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BBC Radio 4. 2.15 pm, 11 March 2016
Burn Baby Burn - Sean Grundy's satirical drama inspired by the Momart warehouse fire. (Named characters played by actors.) Excerpt below starts at 14:49.

Brian Sewell: I thought it would be you, Hirst.

Damien Hirst: It's an outrage to suggest I stole my ideas. That's not a real flashback. It's a fiction.

Brian Sewell: It's playful - in the spirit of Britart's recontextualisation. Is it any more preposterous than claims by Charles Thomson of the Stuckist movement, who said you'd copied Thomas Downing's spot paintings from the sixties, Joseph Cornells's medicine cabinets from 1943, John LeKay's crucified lamb carcasses, Lori Precious's butterflies....

More on Hirst's stealing art here

Godfrey Blow Stuckist Royal artist in Australia:
Yahoo news

Joe Machine solo show
Part of an ongoing collaborative project with editor of the London Magazine Steven O’Brien

CNB Gallery
Tramshed, 32 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3LX

19 Feb - 13 Mar 2016

On The Guardian web site. Private view photos here

Stuckism: Remodernising the Mainstream

Studio 3 Gallery, Jarman Building,
University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7UG

1 October - 11 December 2015
Monday - Friday, 11am-5pm. Admission Free

Private View: 1 October 2015, 5.30-8pm. See Nightlinx

Panel with Grant Pooke, Charles Thomson, Ella Guru: 8.12.15. Info.

Studio 3 gallery blog
Interview with Charles Thomson on the Remodern Review (27.9.15)

Review on Inquire (18.10.15)


Paintings by Charles Thomson

Cerná labut Art & Event Gallery
Na Porici 25
Prague 1

24 Sept - 15 Nov 2015

Private View: 23 Sept, 6 pm

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Charles Thomson discusses Andy Warhol on BBC Radio Scotland - Good Morning Scotland (29.8.15). Listen on iPlayer . Discussion starts at 01:39:55

Stuckism Russia - the Moscow show. Video here.

Billy Childish comes of age in Post Magazine (6.4.15)

Charles Thomson on Tate BP PR in tatters: Counterpunch (3.3.15)

Richard Bledsoe on Bill Lewis and the Cosmic Unconsciousness Remodern Review (1.3.15)

Frank Black of The Catholics (aka Charles Thompson of The Pixies) on Stuckism, music and painting Pledge Music (16.1.15)

Stuckist manifesto on the Royal Academy site [no. 9] (10.4.15)

Art Now and Then article on Jane Kelly here (16.11.14)

"the world’s most vocal champion of figurative painting"
Charles Thomson interviewed by Mark Sheerin in Hyperallergic (10.19.14)

See hit painting Saatchi and Saatchi by Darren Udaiyan

Stuckism 15 year anniversary f
eature in Mungbeing magazine

Challenging concepts of art is one of the specialities of this bunch the Stuckists" - Culture24

"a significant part of the British art scene" - Jonathan Jones, The Guardian

Some old material previously on this page is now here (opens in separate window).

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