On either side of a canal stand a fox and goose, each with a watchful eye. Over the course of history, the fox and the goose have come to represent the sly and the treasured respectively. The fox covetous of the goose. Here I portray them as two characters wary of each other and separated solely by a bridge. This 8 colour silkscreen is printed on Somerset Velvet, a heavyweight 300 gram handmade paper from St Cuthbert's Mill in Somerset, and is in a limited edition of 50.
Tim Southall studied Fine Art at Northumbria University and then printmaking at the Royal College of Art and l’école des beaux art, Paris. Based in London for twenty years, he now splits his time between London and his house and studio in the Cadiz Province, southern Spain. The base upon which he builds his work is metaphysics: existence, objects and their properties, space and time, cause and effect, and possibility. Using these guides, he express's how he see's and experiences the world. This he does mostly through the use of narrative within a landscape using either the human or animal form to create a narrative. He strives to make work which is delicate and shows a lightness of tou ...
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