"My paintings aren't pictures of landscapes; they're paintings of the history of landscape painting, and a mirror held up to our damaging assumptions inherited from that history." - Sholto Blissett, Floorr Magazine
Sholto Blissett constructs surreal landscapes, perfectly fabricated with symmetrical topiary and classically inspired columns. Blissett’s paintings are manicured to perfection. Eerily quiet, his scenes are often set amongst vast mountain-scapes, immediately enveloping the viewer in a meditative and transformative universe. His paintings are suffused with the tension between human attempts to modify nature, and nature’s resistance to these contortions.
The Reality In Whytch You CreateGroup Exhibition 14 January - 17 February 2022The exhibition explores reality in an expanded sense, drawing on dreams, subconscious experience, and myths. The artists separately create surreal depictions of space, unusual characters and new assemblages of images which disorient and challenge the veracity of our experiences. Largely through painting, accompanied by Wu's sound and video work, each...