Photo: Rose Rose PhD Fine Art in Unstone, Derbyshire + Sheffield Studio:, East Midlands

Rose Rose PhD Fine Art


English landscape is covered in enmeshed boundaries: some are relics of former partition whilst others are political in character hiding a historical interface between diverse cultural groups. The origins of such boundaries is uncertain and controversial and may pre-date the drawing up of Magna-Carta or the Charter of the Forests [1217]*.'Lines in the Landscape ' [14 framed/glazed works] parodies the Early Medieval graphic style as depicted in tapestiries of this period, but suggests new  demarcations-lines that may have far reaching contemporary consequences in relation to current Green politics.

Figures are presented from motifs of Classical Mythology  merged with contemporary figures, merging with diverse scripts and text. Each of the fourteen current images presents "A piece of Nature" [Wittgenstein] and  expands the ideas started in former series 'Portrait of a Landscape' [2013] . Both series suggest migration and nomadism and social change.There is a breaking down of boundaries; and a challenge to notions of idealised Romantic English landscape painting.

LINKS:Favorite Artists Sites [not in Axis]: Guillermo Kuitca Sean Landers Allan Ruppersberg Favorite Art Info [not in Axis]: [* Seealso: Wikipedia: Charter of the Forest].

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Location Unstone, Derbyshire + Sheffield Studio:, East Midlands
Activities Practice-based research
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Research, Unclassified
Tags Rural Psychogeography, Narratology, Cultural Memory, Issue Based work, 'A piece of Nature' [Wittgenstien]., Classical Mythology, Link to 'Charter of the Forests' + Magna -Carta., Green Politics., Medieval Tapestry Motifs

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  • Critical Spaces spaces

  • 'Scapes Exhibition: Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford.

    Work from current/new series 'Lines in the Landscape' : January-March 2015. Details from :


    Exhibition I applied for but was rejected, so only offered website inclusion.


    Many works from the early 1980 -2014 available to purchase : CONTACT:

  • PORTRAIT OF A LANDSCAPE. [2014] Tabernacle Gallery, Notting Hill Gate, London. W11 2AY

    02/06/2014 – 08/06/2014
    The Tabernacle Gallery, 34-3, Powis Square,NottingHill Gate,London W11 2AY

    June 2-8 2014 ; ARTIST CULTURE ZONE -The Tabernacle, 34 Powis Square London W11 2AY Curated by Siobhan G Reyd. [see own website for sale details and statement on the work].

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  • OPEM Exhibition: Lincolnshire. Website inclusion.

    02/05/2014 – 01/05/2015
    The Collection Museum website

    Work send but not included in show.Available on:

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