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Alan Davie

“As long as I’m awake I’m working. I was in hospital recently and I’d sit in front of the television and draw, trying to switch off the conscious part of my brain. 11 more words

Artist Quotes

Alan Davie on painting

“To produce something spontaneously, one had to work very fast, and to work fast one had to use liquid paint. You can’t use liquid paint with a canvas on an easel, so I worked with the canvas on the floor. 30 more words

Artist Quotes

William Gear : The painter that Britain forgot . Towner, Eastbourne

William Gear:The painter the Britain forgot

Towner, Eastbourne

17 July – 27 September

This is a fabulous, ‘must see’ exhibition, a major retrospective of his work, with around 80 vibrant works. 47 more words


A RADICAL VIEW: WILLIAM GEAR AS CURATOR 1958–64 │ Towner, Eastbourne → 31 August 2015


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On one's birthday...

it’s only right there should be a wee bit of reflection.  This time around I reckon its now well over four decades since I decided I wanted to be a painter.   117 more words

Abstract Painting

Painting of the Week: 97

Alan Davie (1920-2014), Studies for a Figure – Mask No.14

, gouache on paper, c. 1975, 59.5 x 84cm, Harrogate. 107 more words
Painting Of The Week

No 287 Alex Katz

“Painting seems an old man’s business. After a certain time you’re out of it, and you just paint masterpieces.” Alex Katz who is 86.

Yesterday’s Daily Telegraph had… 39 more words