The Easel

Painter asks people to probe his mind

China’s Global Times reportedly said ‘there is a Sean Scully hurricane blowing through China’. His first show was immensely popular and a new survey show has just opened. Scully’s remarks about his art are interesting but there seems to be a bigger theme. Even for a tough minded artist accustomed to art market praise, he is reeling just a little from the reception he is getting. Scully has written about China here.