The Folly of Man

In this insightful interview with the artist Paul Taylor, he delves into the evolution of his iconic Fat Man series, shaped by the tumultuous socio-political climate of the 1980s and his deep engagement with environmental issues. Taylor passionately discusses his commitment to using art as a platform for the urgent debate on climate catastrophe and man's folly. The transition from sculpture to painting becomes a fascinating journey of exploration, where Taylor emphasizes the importance of risk and the unpredictable nature of the creative process. He articulates the profound impact he hopes his paintings will have on viewers, aiming not just for admiration but for a transformative experience that elevates and activates the imagination. Taylor's advice for young artists reflects a life dedicated to art with sincerity, integrity, and the pursuit of a meaningful contribution to the world.

Directed and Edited by Dan Ratsaby
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