50 x £50, 2021

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12. Matthew David Smith

Wavy Rainbow

Signed and dated (on the reverse)
Acrylic on canvas
24 x 30 x 4 cm.
Created in 2021

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“Conceptually, the rainbow is a universal symbol of hope, joy and acceptance. And, especially in these times of a pandemic, it has become a symbol of solidarity and thanks.

In terms of process, the rainbow acts as a great abstract scaffold to create composition. It allows endless possibility of form and colour combinations to create a strong piece.

This rainbow artwork is unique to the ones I have created before. I decided to finish it with a monochromatic top layer that hints at the bright colours beneath and also connects to my earlier more minimal works. From this piece I have now started a new series of monochromatic rainbows where the painting is composed from the shades of one colour."
 - Matthew David Smith

A work of this size by Matthew David Smith usually sells for £1,100

Accolades

Education: BA Hons Fine Art, Oxford Brookes University, 2011 - 2014.
Selected Exhibitions: Projects on Walls - Hoxton Hotel, Southwark, 2020, Paper Cuts - Kristian Day, Saatchi Gallery, 2018, Zulieka Gallery, Print Show - Mason’s Yard, London, 2018, Visceral, 8 Duke Street, 2017, Hidden, Zuleika Gallery, London. September 19th - 25th 2016 (Peter Care, Antony Gormley, Howard Hodgkin, Aglae Bassens, Claudia Clare, Robert Motherwell and Matthew David Smith).

 

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