The Spring Auction 2020

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73. Brian Parker

The Clore Gallery – Tate Britain #3

Estimate: £1,800 - 2,500

The Spring Auction 2020 - Lot 73, Brian Parker, The Clore Gallery – Tate Britain #3

Signed and dated (on the reverse)
Acrylic on paper
70 x 50 cm.
Painted in 2017

This work forms part of a series that takes the viewer on a journey through the hallowed halls of The Tate's Clore Gallery.

Scientist Brian Parker has been experimenting with painting for over 30 years.  Fascinated by both the colour palette and the pattern created by the interior of The Tate, Brian felt compelled to replicate that same feeling in this painting.

Brian's first foray into the creative arts came via the medium of ceramics, however the deep-rooted desire to paint was always ever-present and his sense of pattern and volume only grew as he moved into painting.

A precise and accurate painter, Brian has embarked on a search for the beauty found in the 'perfect' line, a detail he maintains as necessary to convey his personal view of composition.

This painting was a finalist in the Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition 2018.


Accolades:
PhD, University of Bradford, Yorkshire, 1975.
BA, Essex University, Southend, 2009.

Awards: Finalist, Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibitions, London, 2018, best painting in show 54th Essex Open.
Selected Exhibitions: Fusion V, Candid Arts Trust, London, 2019. Talented Art Fair, Truman Brewery, London, 2019. New Horizons, Lumie Gallery, London, 2019. It's Art Call 2018, After Nyne Gallery, London, 2018. Art Gemini Prize, Menier Gallery, London, 2018.

The Spring Auction 2020 - Lot 73, Brian Parker, The Clore Gallery – Tate Britain #3

28 Mar Mar 28

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