This work in oil makes use of the boldness of primary colours to create a vibrant non-naturalistic landscape. It is a semi-abstracted rendering of an actual place.
Born in 1966, Luke studied Fine Art between 1984–1987 at Winchester School of Art. While others faithfully chanted the Conceptual mantra of the time Luke perfected his drawing skills and drew inspiration from the early 20th century French painters – particularly Henri Matisse and Picasso. His recent move to a quiet village in East Sussex has afforded the space and time needed to develop his practice - each painting is drawn or indeed wrenched from the bottom of his boots. Whether on a large or small scale every work has an immediacy and punch that is truly inspiring. Luke's world is held in numerous private collections and has been regularly exhibited at solo and group shows a ...