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Running Away with the Hairdresser

© the artist. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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The artist was born in Wales and studied in Cardiff, Gloucester and London before returning to live in Bridgend. His paintings deal with memory, emotion and experience, rather than specific events. This subject began with a darker painting of a single half-length male figure, with the underlying theme of leaving one's past behind. In contrast to this 'serious, even somewhat pompous idea', the artist views ‘Running Away with the Hairdresser’ as 'a momentary slip into fecklessness.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff


Date

1995

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 63 x W 85 cm

Accession number

NMW A 3993

Acquisition method

purchased from Flowers East Gallery with the assistance of the Knapping Fund, 1996

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Running away with the hairdresser [upper centre]


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National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

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