“In answer to the question as to why I paint in the way I do, employing mostly a hard formalism with an emphasis on geometrical shapes and sombre-toned colours, I would say that in this way I am best able to interpret the particular character of the situation.” Thanks to a good and knowledgeable … Continue reading Maurice Wade: Painter of light and shade
https://artuk.org/discover/stories/at-one-with-the-elements-the-paintings-of-jack-simcock A very interesting piece by my good friend at Trent Art about a painter whose work captures melancholic landscapes at their best!
If you take a look at the word cloud on the front page of the blog, it will instantly tell you about the art I have a real desire for. One of the larger tags is for war art. However, the link will take you to mainly first world war and a little of the … Continue reading Peter Howson
Thanks to Trent Art for tweeting this amazing oil - The Massacre of the Innocents Held at Newlyn Art Gallery in Cornwall, there is no detail on when this was painted. The second line of writing says 'How terrible are the Disasters of War' and the clothing of the victims and their murderers would seem … Continue reading Let’s hear it for the girls 9: Hilda Jillard