Pen DaltonArtist, Writer, Critic
The online gallery can give clues to what paintings look like, but screen based reproductions -whilst they effectively simulate depth and surface - cannot reproduce the event of encountering a painting: It is difficult to get a sense of scale, of surface texture and precise colour relations that only an immanent encounter with a painting can give: paintings need to be visited 'in the flesh'. However, read full statement
|Activities||Practice-based research, Journalism|
|Artforms||Painting, Research, Text|
|Tags||paint, surface, repetition, neo-modern, abstract,|
News & Events
Contemporary British Painting
recently joined the CBP group which acts to discuss and promote the new significance of painting in a digital world.
Stuff and Nonsense
20/01/2014 – 01/02/2014
The Tokarska Gallery, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London
an exhibition of paintings demonstrating the materiality of paint -in contrast to digitally printed imagery
solo show of paintings
01/06/2015 – 15/06/2015
The Crypt, St Marylebone Church, Marylebone road, London
Part of the series "Contemporary British Painting": A show of paintings that re-iterates the difference between digital printing and painting.