46 x 62 cm | 17 x 22 in
Original oil painting on board.
"I found this secluded tennis court in a nearby village whilst in residency at the Owl Barn in Calmsden - Gloucestershire. There was something intriguing and surreal about a the clean maintained lines of the tennis court surrounded by un-tamed nature."
Hainsworth creates mysterious (verging on sinister) paintings with a cinematographer's eye. The artist makes work with a Noir quality, drawing out film's inherent ghostliness. The paintings feel as if they are part of some catastrophic B-movie trajectory, which is what makes them charged and compelling.