I now have one of the five artists books that I made in The Tate Gallery special archive of artists books along with all the other artists books that artists have made and The Tate Gallery have acquired and thought worthy to add through their history.
Link to my artists book in The Tate special archive of artists books
It is suppose to be a permanent link supplied by the Tate but seems to sometimes say expired... Not so permanent then... That is The Tate not me...
Early Abstracts, two examples, ongoing series;
If And When
Unfinished nude life painting, painted in the style I taught myself before I went to art school, ongoing series;
Unfinished Portuguese life model painting London 2009
This life painting nude, I spent hours painting the model, then wipe the canvas clean,
and then painted for about 20 minutes, this is the result, from 20 minutes of painting.
Colour Field Abstracts; Childish Pleasures; Two examples ongoing series
Faces Project, two examples, ongoing series;
English Face 2002
Swedish Face 2016
Painting By Numbers Project, two examples painted from photographs taken by my parents,
ongoing series though various subject matter;
Boy with a black eye 2002
Time-Machine Tricycle 2002
As I mentioned, the 2 above paintings are sourced from the rather beautiful photographs
that my parents took of us when we were children. Both my mother and father took beautiful photographs.
They are not just about our childhood,
but supposed to be about the kind of childhood every child should have.
Mouths Series, one example
Part of a painting installation art piece called 'Struggle', which is a piece about the world,
for as one might notice the world is out of balance in many ways at the present time,
the series of paintings that make up this my painting art installation 'Struggle'
were inspired by the ideas of a more benevolent, balanced world for all.
Struggle because struggling to make the best world we can and be the best people we can.
I have other styles series of paintings, these are some examples.
Russell Hand © ®
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