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Untitled by David Thomas

Chair by David Thomas
Accession Code: wu0415w
Title: Untitled
Date completed:
Medium: Painting
Location Name: Picture Store
Location Description:

This is an example of the photo-realist style which regained popularity among some artists in the 1970s. It takes an unexceptional object as the focus of a large work. The sea-grass stool is lovingly described in all its everyday familiarity while the inclusion of the sensitively painted tumbler uneasily balanced on the edge adds a note of edgy tension.