Heaney

Heaney

 

Heaney – £700

Acrylic on Paper – 26.7 x 19.7 in

This painting of Seamus Heaney is an experiment with combining two approaches to painting. The first, a completely abstract, colourful and expressive style, the second, a style which involves attention to detail with the aim of capturing the “essence” of the subject through their defining features. I found the initial image of Heaney buried deep in an old documentary, so he is unlikely to have been painted like this before…

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