Tag Archives: painting

L. Ron Hubbard (2007)

Update I decided it needed a little more work, here’s the new version. acrylic on canvas 600mm x 600mm Much of my work deals with the notion of ‘reputation’ – which aspects of a persons life are recorded for posterity, and which are not. Frequently what someone is remembered for has little bearing on their […]

The Duel over the Calculus [diptych](2007)

Calculus is arguably the cornerstone of modern mathematics. English scientist Isaac Newton and German philosopher Gottfried Leibnitz both independently ‘discovered’ the method in the mid 17th Century. The dispute over true authorship continued for many years, reaching a head in 1711, when the Royal Society decided that Newton (an Englishman) deserved the honor of being […]

Ben (2007)

acrylic on canvas 600mm x 600mm Ben thinks I’ve made him look ‘cancerous’ in this painting, he may be right, flattery has rarely been a term in my palette. For me, it’s all about the smirk…