Cecil King’s work ‘Link’ makes economical use of simple elements on meticulously executed canvasses with a narrow peripheral band creating tension between figure and ground. The play between the flat surface and the illusionist third dimension was a continuing preoccupation in his work. Departing from his early semi-realist style, King’s later works have a distinctive minimalist formality, often involving clean blocks of colour cleaved at acute angles.
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||101.6 x 71.12 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Heritage Gift, P.J. Carroll & Co. Ltd. Art Collection, 2005|
|Not on view|
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