Winston Churchill Aura Pure – 90 x 30 cm oil on canvas – 2016

This terrible battle is possibly the intense fear that celebrities have of the media. However, the misconception is that the celebrity’s battle is with the media and not the society. Any one individual is usually powerless over the moral/ideological compass of an entire society – unless you are a dictator. So, at any given moment the ideological fabric of the society is shifting – the press, institutions and authorities are not necessarily aware of this shifting tide and constantly seek to understand it using pollsters and surveys which are very flimsy understandings and prove at times, catastrophically off balance