Lot 334 - Daniel MacCarthy - The Night Gardener
Lot 334 - Daniel MacCarthy - The Night Gardener
Lot 334 - Daniel MacCarthy - The Night Gardener

Lot 334 - Daniel MacCarthy - The Night Gardener

Watercolour on Gloss Paper

2022

A6 (14x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About  

 
The intersection of the man-made with the natural world form the basis of my work. Negative capability; the capacity to accept mystery and doubt rather than the demand for certainty, provides a useful insight into my approach to painting. In allegorical motifs or more oblique atmospheres, the work seeks to capture a place where uncomfortable realities seep in; a search for belonging, a presentiment of loss, anxiety and entropy. Hope too is evident; nature, redemptive if indifferent, is cherished for all its tangled complexity. 

 

Education  

 

TURPS Studio Programme - 2019 - 2020 
Royal Drawing School - Post-Grad Diploma - 2009 - 2011 
Sussex University - BA - Modern History - 2005 – 2008 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards  

 

Solo 
04/2022 The Peace of Wild Things, The Sidney Nolan Trust, Wales 
09/21 Things are in the Saddle - Galera San Soda, Milan, Italy 
Group 
09/2022 - ALL THE LIVES WE EVER LIVED, Canopy COLLECTIONS at Cromwell Place  
08/2022 - BEEP painting Biennial, Elysium Gallery, Swansea 
05/2022 - Paintings made recently in Wales, curated by LLE, Bay Art Cardiff 
03/2022 - The Front Room show, D Contemporary, Mayfair 
03/2022 - Royal Watercolour Soc. open, Bankside Gallery, London 
02/2022 - Dream baby Dream, Curated by painttalk, Fitzrovia Gallery 
11/2021 - A Generous Space, Curated by Matt Buroughs, Hastings Contemporary 

 

Gallery Representation  

 

Canopy Collections 
Otomys Gallery (Australia) 

 

Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork    

 

These works are all watercolour or ink on paper. Studies like this are how I often get ideas for larger paintings. The characters can be seen as a cast of imagined figures who in occupying my inner landscapes act as a kind of conduit for my thoughts and emotions. 

 

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