artspeke

Starting with sketches and studies, the paintings develop into highly designed arrangements between the object and its setting. Placed in flat open spaces designed to push and pull the visual plane; platonic, familiar shapes become altered in scale. A plain, ordinary jug becomes chiselled and monumental, and simple recognizable outlines are endowed with a presence beyond their everyday, common use. Textures, which relate directly or indirectly to the subject, are woven into the paintings. These link interior and exterior areas and present a layer of tactility into the composition. The end result is a dynamic counter balance of shape, colour and surface, providing a window into the quiet but vibrant world of the familial

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