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Blossom Drop by Tim Smith

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Blossom Drop (2016)

Tim Smith

82 x 103 cm | 32 x 40 in


Subject: Abstract
Tags: Warm, Pattern, Addiction, Busy


Original painting in oil on canvas.

"I have a fascination with the addictive nature of the games you can download without actually playing them myself. The Tetris watercolours are part of this, but I also like to invent my own ideas for games and Blossom Drop is part of a set of works where I am playing around with these ideas in painting, which is as addictive as any little screen based game."


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Tim Smith

Tim Smith's handling of paint is reminiscent of Frank Auerbach - intense, gestural and thickly applied with bold impasto marks and colours. Nature, humanity, textures, patterns  and cultural motifs all jostle for space in his work.

A clamorous celebration of all things becomes a simple appreciation of form and colour; the way in which the painterly supersedes the subject evokes also the spirit of Jasper Johns. Smith draws from history, experience, fiction and fantasy to reflect his kaleidoscopic cultural vision. 


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