Small Down Nova V and more art by Luke Piper

Small Down Nova V, March 2020
66 x 66 cm (h x w)
GBP 3 200
gouache & ink on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm CP
for sale

Motivated by the memory and feeling from painting live in the landscape. The Nova paintings attempt to try and sum up the impression of a place in the mind’s eye. A bit like a psychiatrist’s inky doodles on his or her notepad or the clairvoyant’s tea leaves in a cup - For me they are a telescopic, microscopic and kaleidoscopic perspective exploring our relationship with nature and wilderness in the context of urgent and changing times. They are like planets or moons; at the same time they represent microbiological events such as the infection of a cell by a Nova virus and the consequential effects.

As well as impressions of familiar landscape they are views though a microscope and in to space – to the frontiers of our war with nature.

more from Luke Piper

Lane at Long Knoll, 30th May 2020
76 x 56 cm (h x w)
pencil & ink on Arches Aquarelle 300gsm CP

Songline l, rockshelter, April 2020
60 x 60 cm (h x w)
Oil on 365gsm Arches paper mounted on board with coloured resin

Somerset Lane print ll, 2010
50 x 67 cm (h x w)
Giclée on Somerset Velvet paper

Somerset Lane print l, 2010
50 x 67 cm (h x w)
Gilcée on Somerset Velvet paper

Small Down yellow & Orange..., May 2020
40 x 66 cm (h x w)
pencil & ink on Arches Aquarelle 356gsm CP


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