City Flats

1982

Winstanley, Paul
Paul Winstanley's work is concerned with neglected spaces and landscapes. In contrast to his later works where he uses photographs taken by himself as a starting point for his paintings, 'City Flats' makes use of a much more colourful palette. However, his continuing preoccupation with neglected spaces as subject matter is revealed, but here he uses bold flat blocks of colour to examine some of the elements of 1960s Town Planning and Architecture. Paul Winstanley was born in Manchester and studied at Cardiff College of Art and the Slade School of Art, London. He was awarded the Unilever prize at the Whitechapel Open in 1989, and in the same year held the Kettles Yard Artist in Residence Fellowship at Cambridge University. Subsequently, in 1998 he was given a solo show at the Tate Gallery, London as part of the ArtNow programme. He continues to exhibit widely both in the UK and abroad. Nadia Thondrayen
  • Artwork Details: 167.3 x 158cm
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  • Material description: oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: AC 5180

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