“Art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness which characterizes prayer, too, in the eye of the storm… Art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of distraction.”
Saul Bellow (The Nobel Prize in Literature 1976, no date)
The Gap 2020 Digital Gif
I am interested in the way an image may transport you back to a time and place that has passed. It is not your memory if you were not there, but you experience it and it leaves you changed. You have acquired something, not exactly knowledge but a sort of knowing.
A4 paper Digital photo print October 2020
The Gap November 2020
110 x 120 cm oil on Canvass
110 x 120 cm paper glue and oil on Canvass
Working process Gap to Knowledge and then The Other - Including the ladder discussed when considering the painting as a portal. December 2020.