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Original Cityscape Painting
Oil Paint on Canvas
Canvas Size: H 76cm x W 102cm x D 3cm
Framed Size: H 80cm x W 106cm x D 4cm
Sold Framed in a Black Float Frame
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Blackheath is a contemporary cityscape painting by John Duffin. View across London from The point, Blackheath, showing the city skyline at dusk. I live near to this view and have made many sketches and studies here, it always moves me as you can see from west London all the way across to Greenwich in the south east.
John Duffin is a painter and printmaker whose work is based on the modern environments of cities and towns, creating dynamic, cinematic images of contemporary urban life. His unique images of architecture, lighting and figures have been greatly praised and awarded, recently receiving The Most Outstanding Print Award from Sir peter Blake, he has a distinctive artistic voice and has much to say in his work about contemporary life in all of it’s manifestations. His work is in the tradition of LS Lowry in Britain and Edward Hopper in America and like these artists he creates unique views of contemporary urban life, a combination of his ability as a draughtsman, his imagination and his personal use of perspective and colour. He makes drawings and watercolours in front of his chosen subject and takes these sketches back to his London studio where he creates from them his own imaginative interpretation of the site, recreating the place anew via his own imagination. His work is redolent with influences from cinema, graphic novels and the history of figurative painting, but from this comes a vision that is his alon
Size: H:76 cm x W:122 cm