New paintings develop themes of sylvan mysteries and a dream-like classical world. Oak leaf wreaths twist and turn across the picture's surface, sometimes disclosing images of animals. Other paintings are structured by elaborately-figured, baroque framing devices. The motifs are revealed and obscured by translucent glazes, shadowy washes and clotted skeins of coagulated oil paint. Light and dark passages are punctuated and enhanced by cursive and gestural brush marks.

A selection of these paintings can be seen at Pontone Gallery as part of the exhibition 'Through the Mind's Eye: An Anthology' which runs from 9th February until 5th March 2023


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