Thursday, January 6, 2011
Posted by Aubrey Levinthal
One of my favorite things to do is find similarities and influences among artists that weren't pointed out to me before. I guess I like it because it helps me place myself and its just a fun challenge or something. I have liked Susan Jane Walp's work for a while and always thought it had something English about it (thinking Uglow). When I came across Ffiona Lewis's work on a London gallery website I immediately thought of Walp.
Ffiona Lewis, Raspberry Sorbet, 2009, Oil on Board, 8 3/4 x 10 3/4
Ffiona Lewis, Early Spring Window, 2009, Oil on Board, 28 x 33
All photos courtesy of Red Fern Gallery
Both artists seem interested in capturing a quiet moment that objects can create when you look at them carefully enough. The sense of dispersed light is similar too, I really enjoy these artists' work!
Susan Jane Walp, Geranium in a Copper Cot with Xerox, 2008, Oil on Paper, 9 3/16 x 8 1/4
Susan Jane Walp, Late Winter Beet and Spring-Dug Burdock, 2010, Oil on Linen, 8x8
All photos courtesy artist website
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