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Paul Coldwell

Paul Coldwell

Artist
Profile Location
London
Biography

Paul Coldwell is a Professor of Fine Art at the University of the Arts, London.
An artist and researcher, his practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations, focusing on themes of journey, absence and loss.
He has exhibited widely both in UK and abroad, with his work held in numerous public collections including: the Tate, Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Museum, Arts Council of England, New York Public Library and MoMA.

Artist Statement

These prints can be seen as contemporary interpretations of still life. They begin as constructions or models in the studio which, having been photographed, are then taken into the computer and subjected to manipulation and layering. My intention is to reduce the visual clues for the viewer and present a surface structure that acts as a screen through which the image must be re-imagined. Each digital layer is used to make a physical laser-cut woodblock which are then then proofed and printed as relief prints. In some of the prints I have added drawn elements to cut through the surface of the image to bring an added awareness of the structure of the surface. Through the exaggerated use of half tone, I want the prints to have an unsettling effect and to invite the viewer to piece together the image as well as being acutely aware of the abstract elements that constitute the print. I would also hope that these prints comment of the differing languages of photography, print and drawing.

Medium
Painting
Sculpture
 
 

Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Joanna Anos
Cynthia Back
Cameron Bailey
Diana Behl
Laura Bigger
Annie Bissett
Denise Brady
Noah Breuer
Chandler Brutscher
Hunter Bryan
Anne Burton
Kyle Chaput
Paul Coldwell
Julian Davies
Barbara Duval
Meryl Engler
Drew Etienne
William Evertson
Thomas Faulkner
Enrique Figueredo
Jonathan Fisher
Floki Gauvry
Colin Gillespie
Jean Gumpper
Amy Haney
Melissa Harshman
Cheryl Hochberg
David Johnson
Nina Jordan
Wendy Ketchum
Sarah Kinard
Jun Lee
Charlene Liu
Jennifer Martin
KyeongAh Min
Brooke Molla
Steven Munoz
Kathleen Neacy
Mia O
Bonnie OConnell
Ali Osborn
Jager Palad
Endi Poskovic
Elizabeth Powell
Marilyn Propp
Eric Rewitzer
Mark Rice
John-Mark Schlink
Una Scott
Emmeline Solomon
Piotr Stachlewski
Valerie Syposz
Taro Takizawa
Adrian Tio
Roberto Torres
Catherine Wild
Josh Winkler
Jun
05
6/5/20 to 8/28/20
Print / Paper

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