In Richard's recent work, he is developing new ways of exploring the themes and imagery of his figurative work, by adding three-dimensional formats.
"A new idea is a stepping stone in a river. I take the time to explore the view from each stone in a number of works – and often step backwards as well as forwards, revisiting old ideas with a fresh perspective."
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Traditional painting is a vessel in which the modern spirit can still make new journeys and discover uncharted lands.
A 3D panel inspired by the painted fuselages of WW2 aircraft, featuring Vermeer's Woman Sewing.
A 3D panel inspired by the painted fuselages of WW2 aircraft.
A painted/sculptural assemblage based around the fuselage of a Hawker Hurricane, and inspired by Poussin's Annunciation.
The reverie of a woman crossing a bridge in Florence.
Traditional and contemporary imagery relating to Neptune, planet and god.
Traditional and contemporary imagery relating to Mercury, planet and god.