Michael Simpson

Minbar/ Study

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Year 2023
Medium Indian ink, gouache, and charcoal on cardboard
Dimensions 29.5 x 14.3 cm

About the work

Simpson makes large scale paintings in ongoing series that repeat and rework a number of key elements. Rooted in a fascination with fifteenth century Venetian and early Flemish painting and inflected by the formal restraint and reduced palette of Minimalism, Simpson has developed a distinctive, darkly comedic artistic vocabulary with which to create works that move beyond their subject matter to question the nature of painting itself.

Career Highlights

Solo Shows:

Stuart Shave, Modern Art, London (2023)

Arario Gallery, Shanghai (2023)

100 Drawings Holbourne Museum, Bath (2023)

Collections: Tate, Louisiana Museum, Denmark; Start Museum, Shanghai

← Daniel Silver

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Bob and Roberta Smith →

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