A fantasie in four dimensions
60x30cm This painting was inspired by the book Flatlands by Edwin Abbott. This is a tale of perfection, authority and misogyny, in undreamt of worlds and visions of the infinite, written by a Victorian clergyman who had a love of geometry. The painting was also a great exercise in flat smooth painting, from which I learned quite a lot!
About the Artist
When I was at school in the 60's or 70's we were never taught art properly and it was a wasted opportunity. You would never give someone a violin and say "Have a go and see how you get on" with no tuition of basic techniques. However, we did go for lectures at the Tate and there I learnt to…View full profile