Sheep Meadow NYC I
by Bill Jacklin RA
This print is one of two etchings drawn from various sketches Bill Jacklin RA made over the years while observing Sheep Meadow, a large lawn in Central Park, New York. The pair of works explore the relationship between the figures in the park, their shadows and the patterns that are created. The other work, Sheep Meadow NYC II is also available.
Produced in a limited edition of 40, each print is signed and numbered by the artist.
|Dimensions||28 x 25.5cm|
|Fabric & material||Etching|
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Sheep Meadow is a large lawn in Central Park, New York. Bill Jacklin RA says it is invariably inhabited with a motley group of individuals going about their business or relaxing in the sun. This work is one of two etchings drawn from various sketches Jacklin made over the years while observing Sheep Meadow. Sheep Meadow NYCI and Sheep Meadow NYCII explore the relationship between the figures in the park, their shadows and the patterns that are created.
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“I always thought of the city as an arena, the light shining down is my spotlight, in which I can create my own drama.”
Bill Jacklin originally worked as a graphic designer before turning to painting in the early 1960s, studying at the Royal College of Art. Initially concerned with abstraction, Jacklin moved towards figurative work in the mid-1970s after relocating to New York. Recording ‘people involved in their passions’, Jacklin examines the flow of forms and the play of light.
The RA Editions programme generates valuable revenue for the RA and in particular the RA Schools.
About Bill Jacklin RA
Bill Jacklin RA initially trained as a graphic artist at Walthamstow School of Art from 1960 to 1961 before studying painting at the Royal College of Art from 1964 to 1967. Between 1967 and 1975, Jacklin taught at Chelsea School of Art, Hornsey and Royal Colleges of Art and at schools in Kent and Surrey.
Jacklin was awarded an Arts Council Bursary in... Go to artist page