Adventures that never end Painting by Alec Cumming

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Painting: Oil on Canvas.

Within my work I continue to explore the idea of moments. This work engages with material gathered from my time in India. Having lived there for three years and now back to the UK, I find myself considering the visual stimulus discovered there.

Questions such as how this imagery translates into a ‘pan global’ vocabulary becomes interesting. Creating a dialogue of mixing a western/eastern influence and the back and forth nature of the discussion happen on the surface of the canvas; moments, that may or may not have existed.

Within my own abstracted painting style there are shapes and forms that lead to suggestions of 'things'. The ideas of semi-recognisable forms can suggest a narrative. Forms appear through drawings, thoughts, ideas and experiences. The paintings may suggest spaces I know, fabrics, places, an interesting space between buildings seen whilst walking in the street or even a collection of observed objects, tyres stacked on the road or a plate of jellabies. Abstraction allows me the pleasure of observing the world and translating it into a visual dialogue.


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Adventures that never end

Alec Cumming

United Kingdom

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Size: 36.2 W x 42.1 H x 1.6 in

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