Face to FaceTime … Jamie Oliver’s pukka portrait takes art to the future

Jamie Oliver is the master of “bashing together” a quick “pukka” supper in front of his TV audience. His old friend, the leading portraitist Jonathan Yeo, produces his acclaimed works of celebrities and politicians over hours of sittings.

This weekend they unveiled the fruits of a new “slow technology” designed by Yeo to provide a unique demonstration of the long art of painting a likeness.

The chef is at the centre of Yeo’s groundbreaking immersive project to allow the public to join them during the private sittings held this summer. The portrait, which was unveiled to the public and to Oliver […]

Source: www.theguardian.com

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