Cubic Thoughts, 2020
by Basil Beattie RA
The three-dimensional Perspex cube seems an appropriate vehicle for Basil Beattie RA’s contribution to Cure3, as he often incorporates architectural elements in his work. Here, the cylindrical forms, reminiscent of Asian handscrolls, combined with the expressive brushstrokes and molten appearance of the marks made, create an evocative artwork which teases the viewer by partially concealing the pictorial images.
|Dimensions||20 x 20 x 20cm|
|Fabric & material||Acrylic, charcoal and canvas|
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About Basil Beattie RA
Basil Beattie studied at West Hartlepool College of Art from 1950-55 and the Royal Academy Schools from 1957–61, then teaching at Goldsmith’s College in the 1980s and 90s.
Beattie is best known for his evocative abstract paintings, featuring architectural motifs such as stairs, tunnels and other apertures which lend psychological and physical complexity to his work. Typically he employs a... Go to artist page