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Ian Maccabe

My aim with these paintings is to produce a cleaner, more considered technique, with a continuity of style and composition.

  I initially make small painted paper collages with which I can compose my image by, as Matisse said, cutting into pure colour. I then arrange, by trial and error, the chosen shapes into a composition that ultimately satisfies me.

 At first I tried to achieve these images in a painterly style, but eventually the hard edge came to the fore, as if that’s the way the paintings wanted to be.

  The clean simple style means that colour is paramount: I mix my colours very carefully, making sure the tone is just right.






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