During the 1990s the focus of Craig-Martin’s work shifted decisively to painting, and to increasingly complex site-specific wall paintings. Ordinary but carefully selected functional objects are rendered in a flat graphic manner, sharply outlined without tonal variations or surface texture. His paintings are conceptual rather than painterly and gesture is reduced, if not removed. Craig-Martin uses colour as an extension of drawing, using it to distinguish between one object and another, or one part of an object and another. It is used as a way of isolating the parts; their inside and outside and/or the materials they are made from.
|Medium||Acrylic on canvas|
|Dimensions||Unframed, 335.3 x 279.4 x 4.5 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Purchase, 2005|
|Copyright||For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].|
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