Artwork description:

This is a painting of Jason playing his didgeridoo in 2001. Jason had come along to my studio space when I lived in Yeovil, Somerset. As he sat playing his instrument I pulled out a canvas board and created this painting.

I wanted to express the sound of the instrument, capturing these through line and colour. Through these marks I explored a sense of being elsewhere, transported to another reality as we were drawn to the vibratory aspect of reality through the sounds made and experienced.

The painting records loose paint marks direct to the canvas board reminiscent of early expressionist and post-expressionist mark-making and colour akin to Vincent Van Gogh & Edvard Munch's brush-marks, without EV's sombre colours of his palette.

Materials used:

OIl Paint on Canvas Board


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Jason Playing His Didgeridoo (2001)


This artwork is sold by Adam Grose MA RWAAN from United Kingdom

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