As this show approaches I have been trying to do something with the fact that, in the act of looking, one's head is never still and one is trying to get a sense of the object when seen in this way. Slight movements, set down result in a layering which somehow becomes more like. We will see where this leads -it might be ultimately unsatisfactory or it might move me on.
jeudi 10 juillet 2014
I think it was Lucien Freud who commented that painting a portrait was like trying to hit a moving target.
oil on canvas. 80x80cm
oil on board. 120x120cm
oil on paper 90x90cm.
Anyway we are now into July and I have these on the go: