Keith Tyson (b. 1969) is a polymath, although his prolific interest in philosophy, astronomy, mathematical patterns, computers, algorithms and physics has also garnered him the nickname the 'mad profe
British artist Keith Tyson, 46, started out as an apprentice engineer, working in the shipyards of Barrow-in-Furness. Having left high school at 15, aged 20, he enrolled in art college. Fascinated by
Duncan Campbell is the winner of this year’s Turner Prize with a 54-minute film that even the chairman of the jury described as “a bit baffling”. Campbell’s film, It for Others (2013), is a montage of Marxist economics, contemporary dance, comedy ketchup bottles, African tribal masks and images of the IRA member Joe McCann.
You could say that, at first sight, the work of the artist Keith Tyson is simply inexplicable. But that's not strictly true: some of his paintings even come with explanations attached – although to u