Monologue (Black) 4 by Callum Innes

The Monologue paintings are produced in a single session, lasting anything up to twelve hours, for which the artist must prepare emotionally.


Oil on linen
195 x 195 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,000 ( Total: £25,500)
Acquired in:
Ingleby Gallery

Innes has described them as 'instant paintings' as they cannot be reworked over weeks or months as he normally does. Many of the Monologues evoke natural phenomena of falling rain, mountain ranges, cave formations or the shadowy depths of a forest. Each of these can be seen in Monologue (Black) 4, whose massive brooding forms appear malevolent. Dundee are committed to collecting contemporary Scottish art.


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McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 1DA 01382 307200

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