But is it art?

But is it art?

My late father studied at The Slade and was a keen painter, preferring oils but he liked the immediacy of watercolours. ‘Never try too hard’, was his mantra. He would have approved of ‘Inky Landscape’. It’s the largest repeat design that I’ve ever done. To appreciate the scale of it really requires seeing it opened out. Some parts are washed almost to the point of abstraction; in other areas, a clump of finely detailed conifers is clearly visible. Is it night? Or dawn? Are those swirling mists over a primordial swamp? There’s an engaging sense of mystery about it. The dark colours and moving perspective invite conjecture.

 

It sounds very pretentious to describe a shirt as a work of art, but I think this really is. As ever, we have produced very few and at the time of writing, there’s less than 100 for the stockroom elves to pick. A truly Limited Edition Print……

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