Rachel Howard speaks about her inspirations and fears

November 24, 2011 by Kay

Studio International interview Rachel Howard about her current exhibition:

Rachel Howard is not an artist to shy away from heavy subject matter; sin, suicide, madness, the fragility of the human condition. Trained at Goldsmiths, and studio assistant to Damien Hirst from 1992–1996, Howard is a widely exhibited and successful artist in her own right, recognisable for her trademark use of household paint, which she separates into pigment and varnish, to create a dragging effect of colour across the canvas. Her current exhibition at Blain|Southern, Folie À  Deux, is named after the clinical definition for a psychosis in which delusional beliefs are transmitted from one individual to another. Studio International spoke to Howard about her inspirations and fears...

Read Studio International's full interview here.

Rachel Howard's Folie À  Deux exhibition at Blain Southern until 22nd December