I went to two very interesting exhibitions at Victoria Art Gallery Bath. Modern Masters in Print
This show conveys the work of four great artists from the 20th Century Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso through a Print Collection from the Victoria and Albert Museum. These artists saw the birth of the modern age. Line and more detailed drawings featured as well as prints showing the preparation before making a painting and introducing colour. Interesting to see the contrast between each artists work.
Dali. Grasshopper Child composition 1933.
I have chosen this drawing by Dali for its composition it resonates what I am trying to convey in my own work. Rocks, space with structures or objects in the landscape. This has inspired me to draw out a composition of structures for my paintings.
John Eaves Small Beginnings Works on paper. Watercolour and collage. Crayon. Charcoal and wash. These processes of working stood out for me. His subject matter geological strata and concerns with landscape sources is derivative of the work I have been creating and was a good source of reference for my work now.