Martin Battye Own Art


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…troubled light… People experience a great delight in colour, generally.  The eye requires it as much as it requires light.  We have only to remember the refreshing sensation we experience, if on a cloudy day the sun illuminates a single portion of the scene before us and displays its colours. Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Theory of Colour 1810 These most recent works begin with the preparation of a colour ground on which successive, increasingly thick layers of oil (occasionally the works… Read more

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