Triptych: Silver Birches & Bindweed & Beneath a Rotting Tree by Michael Porter

Porter's paintings provide fragments from the Derbyshire woodland near to where he was born and brought up.


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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