MASS painting video

Iain (2008)

Painted for MASS – this is a portrait of my good friend, film-maker and photographer, Iain Gaffney. As usual, acrylic on canvas, but with added ‘found objects’ embellishing the super-8 camera on his lap.

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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…


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…


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…


Edison and Topsy (2006)

acrylic on canvas, 600mm x 600mm Thomas Edison is often hailed as the great American Inventor, resonsible for such innovations as the phonograph and the lightbulb (which of course, he didn’t actually invent). The truth…