On Wednesday a friend invited me along to Kings Place Gallery to view the work of Jeremy Gardiner.
What an experience. I hadn’t been aware of his work and was totally amazed by the scale and richness of his large scale landscape print works.
I am still surprised when I am drawn to an artist’s work, only to discover links of significance to me.
This was the case with his work. On researching further I discovered that there are references to Cornwall and Devon. In fact when we saw the paintings in the gallery I noticed immediately a sense of Nicholson and St Ives.
I especially loved the contour lines ( one of my fascinations from childhood school days)
“ Each print uses copperplate engravings of stains, smudges and blotches to convey an atmosphere of antiquity, whilst the etchings of fossils are presented in formal detail, as in a scientific illustration.”
Sadly the exhibition ends today but I would recommend visiting if you can get there!