Photo: Michael Calver in Tiverton, South West

Michael Calver


Colour relationships - form and space - the whole and its parts. Urban environments, real or filtered, provide the abstract elements and colours with which I order pictorial space. I trial many possible outcomes - working with various papers and tape on a prepared ground - before making the finished piece. My aim is to achieve an equilibrium with the minimum of means. I want colour to show its suppleness and affective power. I use Golden acrylics on canvas. read full statement

Location Tiverton, South West
Activities Practice-based research, Built environment, Exhibitions programme, Collecting
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
Tags Abstraction, Colour Space, Urban

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    18/10/2014 – 09/11/2014
    OSR Project Space, Church Street, West Coker, Somerset BA22 9BD

    Michael Calver is a painter who also uses graphic media - recently producing a series of scabrous images of our social ills. In contrast, his paintings use color syntax within an urban context.

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