Stargrowth, when a frame is left on the street then stars will grow…

Fresh star growth, new layers in a found frame (and when a frame is thrown out and left on the street then things will grow in it). This frame was found on the Hackney street a couple of weeks back, the Spring growth and the new layers have been evolving in the dark of the studio here in East London ever since – “Stargrowth”, acrylic, gloss varnish on recycled hardboard in a found frame, 68cm x 55cm,  (February 2018).

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“Stargrowth”, acrylic, gloss varnish on recycled hardboard in a found frame, 68cm x 55cm,  (February 2018).

 

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Sometimes They Have Thorns Part 26, finding frames and….

“Sometimes They Have Thorns Part 26”, fresh growth hung up on the gallery wall today, acrylic on board, 55cm x 65cm.including the found frame that is very much a part of this piece.(as it was with part 25, hung yesterday). The frame was hanging on a wall in east London, nothing in it, there just waiting…

"Sometimes They Have Thorns Part 26", fresh growth hung up on the gallery wall today, March 2016, acrylic on board, 55cm x 65cm

“Sometimes They Have Thorns Part 26”, fresh growth hung up on the gallery wall today, March 2016, acrylic on board, 55cm x 65cm

it really isn’t clear at this point how far this series of thorn pieces are going to go, it is clear that the found frames are  a very important part of the most recent pieces. it is clear that work on 2016 One Hundred Pieced Piece started yesterday with a view to the Brick Lane Art Car Boot fair. Once again a piece of work that will consist of one hundred parts, each part for sale at £1 at the Art Car Boot Fair on June 12th.