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Lawrence #2


artist | Philip Gurrey

2013

Painting

45 × 50 cm / 17.7 × 19.7 in

Oil and graphite on board.

With the eyes averted and the pull of the wet paint from left to right, the figure in Lawrence #2 seems to drop back away from the viewer, allowing for a calm contemplation, unchallenged by ... Read more
Oil and graphite on board.

With the eyes averted and the pull of the wet paint from left to right, the figure in Lawrence #2 seems to drop back away from the viewer, allowing for a calm contemplation, unchallenged by the subject's gaze. Yet this synthetic wipe at the same time reminds us of the buzz of screen imagery, the manipulation of particles in constant flux. The abstract juxtaposition of the subject, its romanticization of modernist principles, and the noise of its post structural finish delivers us a paradoxical look on what it is to be human. The 'absurd' nature of the human condition caught between its fascination with the author and the distance forced between the subject (D.H. Lawrence) and the viewer. Read less
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