Porter's paintings provide fragments from the Derbyshire woodland near to where he was born and brought up.
Triptych: Silver Birches & Bindweed & Beneath a Rotting Tree by Michael Porter, 1991
© The artist
- Oil & pva on canvas
- Each 32 x 170 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,937 ( Total: £11,750)
- Acquired in:
- Purdy Hicks Gallery
It is as if the works have been put under a painterly microscope. He works simultaneously with both oil and water based paints and exploits the inability of these two media to mix, thus achieving a wide repertoire of surfaces, from marble-like complexity to watery simplicity.
Purdy Hicks Gallery.
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