AI NO DERRIDA

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Horrible Absence II

The paintings of George Shaw who uses Humbrol enamel (model) paint to portray parts of the Tile Hill area of his native Coventry (also the area of Cov where I went to school)...





8 comments:

  1. I saw a couple of these at the Tate Britain in the early 00s and had forgotten about them until now. Very impressive.

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  2. F---ing WOW! Many thanks for this, David. I'm keen to see these in the flesh now.

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  3. Thanks very much for posting these; the subject matter and the odd quality of the paint come together really well. Does anyone know if his work on permanent display at the Tate?

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  4. His dealer is Anthony Wilkinson:
    http://www.wilkinsongallery.com/artists/8-George-Shaw

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  5. Wow. Never seen these before. Almost makes me miss my home town... almost.

    Coventry hauntology axis high-five.

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  6. aye Steven, right there is a city built for a future that would never happen

    I read somewhere that George Shaw is Mark E Smith's favourite artist

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