John Selway About Drawing

“Drawing for me is the primary source of making an idea a visual reality – the external manifestation of an idea in its rawest form. My work tries to deal with the world in a way that involves an imaginative reworking of the facts. My paintings are not in any sense a duplication of the experience of these facts, but the extension of the original experience in a way that mixes that experience with other sources into a system of imaginative and formal visual inventions. In Herbert Read’s book ‘The Meaning of Art’ he quotes from a child “I think and then I draw around my think”. This I feel explains my position perfectly.” Check also other painters on our blog.

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