Wegman initially began his artistic career as a painter but began to capture images of his dog, Man Ray
- named after the Surrealist
painter – using various costumes and humorous props; with a following pack of dogs, Wegman started to capture them on video and a lot of the subsequent footage was used throughout a number of films, advertisements and television programmes.
« I was really relieved not to have to drag something in front of the camera, I could use a pencil and paper. A regular pencil and typing paper.
That appealed to me. »
As a painter, Wegman’s work includes various canvases depicting smoke and fire with reference to natural disasters; Volcano is perhaps the artist’s most notable painting of this kind and portrays a solita Read More