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Across from Pimlico

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Medium - Original Art: Oil on canvas - Original
Width (cm): 96
Height (cm): 61
Depth (cm): 4
Frame options: Framed
Size: Medium
Shape: Landscape
Colours:
Black
White
Grey
Type:
Oil
Subject:
Architecture & Buildings
Landscapes, Sea & Sky
Location: London & South East England

View looking across the Thames from the Pimlico side of Vauxhall Bridge.

Painted using Andy's unique signature style of pure titanium white oil paint onto canvas, the tones and details of the piece are created solely by the light falling onto the texture of the paint. As the light changes, so does the painting, areas become visible and others fade making it subtly ebb and flow.

The apparently minimalist appearance of his work belies a complex and detailed content.

Andy Finlay
Andy Finlay

In his work Andy explores the history of an area of land. Through its relationship with its buildings, population and events over time as it moves through growth, decline, erosion, destruction, renovation and renewal. He is particularly drawn to the layering and charging effect that these have on the space and the narrative of the emotional residue that’s left behind.

Born in London, he grew up behind an old industrial gas works and this is where his fascination for run-down urban areas began. “There is a cycle in all spaces but to me this cycle is more defined in decaying urban and industrial spaces.

Throughout his oeuvre you will find white oil paint, canvas, paper, cement, LED light, timber, bricks and salvaged items, but it is the white oil paint and light that play the lead roles. Together they create pieces that change as the ambient light changes, areas become visible and others fade making them subtly ebb and flow. Over time the imagery, often close to invisible in many lights, gradually starts to reveal itself and this revealing allows the narrative to slowly emerge.

My aim in all my painting is to draw viewers in and for the work to slowly reveal itself. It is my way of slowing down time, to remove them to a place where the world drifts slightly away. My work tends to sneak up on you and slows you down as it transforms and I like that. It is such contrast to the instant imagery that’s all around us."

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