• Mi Blog Es Tu Blog - Leslie Watts

    2 monthes ago - By Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

    I met Leslie Watts at the opening of the BP Award in June. I was terribly flattered that she recognised me while I was having a closer look at her painting !Her portrait of son Stefan is incredible, one of the best entries this year. It's a work that gracefully dissimulates the extreme sophistication of its technique, a portrait that I find strong and melancholic at the same time. I want to thank Leslie, a lovely person I hope to meet again, for the very extensive post she wrote and the precious insight into her process and her pigments drawer.
    Stefan, 23,
    Egg Tempera on Panel, 20" x...
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  • Mi Blog Es Tu Blog - Susan Wilson

    Mi Blog Es Tu Blog - Susan Wilson

    2 monthes ago - By Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

    I have known Susan for more than ten years, I have been taught by her and we had children in the same schools. Born in New Zealand, she arrived in London in 1976 and her work has been widely shown in UK and NZ. She has a straight forward attitude towards painting that I always admired ; what for other painters might be a source of inspiration, in Susan's works gets chewed and swallowed up whole: literature, old masters, foreign landscapes, costumed portraits. Her insatable painterly appetite results in pictures that are always engaging, challenging, confrontational.
    Here is an interview...
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