Martyn Cross

Cathedral

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Year 2024
Medium Oil pastel on paper
Dimensions 21.1 x 29.7 cm

About the work

Drawing is where all my paintings begin life. When I draw I usually work quite quickly and the more successful attempts appear on the paper in quite an unthinking way. There’s a unique energy about making marks with a crayon, a piece of charcoal or a stick – it captures a personal truth unlike any other form.

Career Highlights

Selected Exhibitions:
All Shall Be Well, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA (2023); My Assembled Selves, Flatland Projects, Bexhill, UK (2023); John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK (2023); Polireality, Hive Center, Beijing, China (2023); The Moth and the Thunderclap, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, UK (2023); O happiness! happiness!, Hales Gallery, London, UK (2022); Roarings Further Out, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA (2022); Myths of Observation, Hales Gallery, London, UK (2022); Gods of War, OHSH Projects, London, UK (2022); Earth Hymns, Ratio 3, San Francisco, USA (2021)

Collections:
Institute of Contemporary Arts, Miami, FL, USA

← Andrew Cranston

There stands the glass

Layla Curtis →

United States of America

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