Maggie Royle

Maggie Royle


I make paintings on paper, canvas and wood which take imagery from art historical and contemporary sources; alongside these I make abstract paintings. My recent paintings 'Las Noticias' series, make reference to news stories from Mexico.

The stories in the news are mainly negative ; I become fascinated (attracted/ repulsed) by these places; searching out a version of reality from the virtual safety of Google street view, looking for the surprise of beauty, the strange or the sinister, screened through the veneer of the banal.

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Location Bristol, South West
Artforms / type of project Painting
Tags Mexico, painting, abstract, place, conceptual,