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John Myatt

John Myatt

John Myatt presents several progammes on the Sky Arts channel - click HERE to read a Sept 2011 article from the Guardian newspaper about this fascinating artist.A competent artist who never got the breaks, John Myatt might have remained a footnote on the page of art history. True, not many artists can lay claim to having written a Top 40 tune as he had - Silly Games in 1979 - but he wanted to be known for his art, not as a one hit wonder.
Yet fate conspired to prevent him working as an artist. Left alone with two young children to support he had to work as an art teacher to pay the bills. "I spent all day teaching other people's children and had no time for my own," he says. "I needed to find a way to work at home."
Casting around for ideas, Myatt remembered that a few years earlier a friend had offered to pay him £300 to copy a painting by the French Post Impressionist Read More

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