Rotterdam Relief

2005

Paterson, Toby
Acknowledging influences as diverse as the work of British modernist artists Ben Nicholson and Victor Pasmore, as well as his own skateboarding experiences, Toby Patterson's work explores the urban environment. In his large-scale wall paintings, sculptural assemblages and small paintings on Perspex, he reinterprets the lines and forms of modernist architecture. As he says, he is interested in "what cultural, practical and economical situation has made that place exist". Rotterdam Relief like his other work of the time, emerged from his research into the redevelopment of cities which suffered extreme damage during the Second World War.
  • Artwork Details: 100 x 100 x 1cm
  • Edition:
  • Material description: acrylic paint and perspex
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme:
  • Medium: Sculpture
  • Accession number: ACC32/2004

Share

Close
Artists
Artworks
Exhibitions
Articles
Other

The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With nearly 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyondThis website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.