Not NUDE (Refer to website Studio-fsg.com, if interested)
Eroticism as life force
Volition, by invitation > important for me.
But no control > open to re interpretation, violence, cyber bullying/abuse
Lead up/Explanation for LINKS > Metaphor for figures, interpersonal
Attraction. 2009. Oil on canvas. 100x100cm
Taboo/aesthetic. Vertical central line/division
Open link > reaching? Rupture?
Same ‘family’. We have discovered new in lockdown Yoga, bridge
Discreet. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 100x100cm
Same palette, different ‘family’.
Reading: is it one person? Is it a group? Exists on same planet, similar but different.
Space > introduction of 3 depth by simple geometric shapes on right edge. Increasing ‘human’ aspect of group
About Turn. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 100x100cm
Brings together both Attraction and Discreet
How we change our minds.
Cross the floor > joining the opposing party in Parliament.
Trump followers > will they move?
Is it read as one or a group?
Studio floor depicted, becomes wallpaper > Picasso
SPACE with geometric shapes on left
BEAUTY painting, glamour
Stardust. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 100x100cm
Taking glamour and beauty adding colour to the palette.
Grammies. BAFTA – glitter
Reference to music. Nat King Cole (ultimate crooner/romantic) Willie Nelson, Rod Stewart.
Disruptor. Geometric coloured shape.
Does orange/ABSTRACT shape trump links/FIGURATIVE?
Moonstruck. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 100x100cm
Cultural reference. Movie Cher, Nicolas Cage. Romance
Falling in love, lose all rational thinking.
Eroticism > Phallic shape right corner > Male/female
Actual moon/space travel.
Vertical line becomes horizontal line. Golden mean (mathematical concept) middle way better than two extremes.
Golden Section or Divine Proportion
Manna. 2010. Acrylic on canvas. 100x100cm
Unearthly > biblical reference, after Exodus from Egypt.…like coriander seed, white, taste like wafers with honey. Stopped after 40 years at arrival at Canaan.
Divine or spiritual nourishment > Gratitude.
Links strong, not always connected. Discord.
Applause. 2016-2018. Acrylic on canvas. 180x120cm
Links finally re contextualised in new format
Hands > Fetish
Painting holds all together. Beauty?