mAKES WORKS IN REACTION TO WHERE SHE LIVES
themes relate to experiences of being an expat and feeling an outsider
she dRAws out the life within a painting.
St. Lucy: Italian SAINT- carried her own eyes on a plate- a continuously used image (lady with plane wheels as eyes- easy jet advert [TALK POSTER!] painted metaphors.)
Characters and figures represent people; imagined and expressive.
Anxiety in relation to the ego.
Erica Young ‘Fear of Flying’.
Paint to describe life’s vibrations.
It can be humiliating or humbling- you need to be ready to embrace paintings chaotic belligerence- strategy for large paintings- strip things down;
Face the fundamental!
Painting and life are about loosing and gaining control and slipping between the two.
Visual spanning- grass hoppers- legs- pants- sail.
[GEORGIA: USE IMAGES- MY ASIAN LANDSCAPE BOOK/ EXPRESSIVE ANIMALS.]
Space around head is irritated- painterly expression to do with feeling bad.
Alastair Grey: My life in pictures.
Carol Gibbons- Glasgow painter.
Intuitive, painterly- painting are never designed.
Moira Flannigan- The MAC- Glasgow
Romantic/ Modern painting. Modernism went local…
Alan Davies. BertIrvineGraeme Sutherland. Kirkner (German blue purple paintings.)
St.Ives. Zeitgeist. Need personal investment.
Cocteau, Nice, Figures, Trompe L’oile!