Painting is potentially a unique, mysterious and magical method and tradition that allows exploration and encounter to transpire and inspire through colour, composition and motif and the necessary meditation and contemplation thereof in the pursuit of awareness and consciousness.
In August I will exhibit at the Brick Lane Gallery Annex in a group exhibition of works on paper. In September 2015, I will exhibit at a group exhibition at the New Artist Fair at the Old Truman Brewery in September 2015. I exhibited at a group exhibition of Portraits at the Brick Lane Gallery in February 2015. In September...
Album: StreetscapesPlaces and streets have power. These paintings are a type of portrait that seek to capture the layered impression of spirit through evolving modes of expression. Every place has a past and may easily evoke the things and people that were associated with it from different times. A distillation in paint can represent a type of time travel or merely reflect the quantum of a place.From: James Tunney
Album: Sort of Self-PortraitsThe idea of a self-portrait is used in a wide sense to allow an exploration of a range of subjects that have a universal motif such as the green man perhaps akin to the Rastafarian 'I' in 'I' concept or usage.From: James Tunney
Album: Portrait - ReflectionsThis album involves an exploration of a range of images of interesting people. It includes references to Swedenborg, Napolean, Kano, Ibsen, Rembrandt, Daniel O'Connell, Ayn Rand, Lincoln, Soutine, Gynning, Bacon, Burton, Robert Kennedy, Lincoln, Luke Kelly ,Grace Kelly, Henry VIII, Bono, Strindberg, Joyce, Ibsen and Einstein.From: James Tunney
Album: Power of WordsWords or their use are the subject here. The use of words in nursery rhymes, hypnosis, literature, cartoons, epigrams or anagrams are explored through paint. Words can have powerful energy and paint may address that in a different way.From: James Tunney
Album: Art Figure RapThis album represents a painted collage of figures from art history calculated to indicate the different modes and manifestations of the human figure from rock paintings to abstraction.From: James Tunney