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John Robinson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

John Robinson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

John Robinson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A number of latest work by Worcester, UK-based artist John Robinson (beforehand featured right here). Drawing inspiration from the technical prowess of seventeenth and 18th century masters like Diego Velázquez and Francisco Goya, and the self-portraiture of Rembrandt Van Rijn and, extra just lately, Frida Kahlo, Robinson’s figurative work provide a up to date subversion of the wealthy custom of self portraiture.

“Somber protagonists dominate the canvas, normally introduced in theatrical conditions which barely masks a extra prosaic ‘kitchen sink’ vulnerability,” Robinson describes. “They’re usually concurrently absurdly comedian and psychologically revealing.” His course of begins with personal efficiency, which he then fastidiously renders in oil on canvas — “For me, these work embrace private concern, disclosure, catharsis, for the voyeur the expertise seems each elaborately grandiose and awkwardly revealing.”

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