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Fungus on the Ground

© the artist. Photo credit: University of Warwick

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Michael Porter carries out meticulous observation of the natural world. He revisits selected sites of which he has great personal knowledge in order to record the almost imperceptible changes of growth and decay within them. Using a camera in lieu of a sketchbook, he overcomes the problem of working away from the subject with black and white photographs providing the reference for his work. The artist describes his work as 'discovery painting': the more you look, the more variety you see.

University of Warwick

Coventry

  • Date

    1991

  • Medium

    PVA & oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    152.5 x 183 cm

  • Accession number

    wu0631

  • Acquisition method

    presented for Scarman House, 1992

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Mead Gallery University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL England

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