Quarry

1975

Hubbard, John
John Hubbard is a landscape painter whose roots lie in the spontaneity and energy of Abstract Expressionism, but whose relationship to the real world remains tangible. In his desire to convey the feel of a particular landscape and the essence of sunlight, he is as much influenced by JMW Turner as Abstract Expressionism. In the late 1960s, Hubbard began visiting a disused granite quarry at Haytor on Dartmoor. Working in the quarry itself, he made charcoal drawings of the rock face, and later made oil paintings derived from the drawings. Ann Jones
  • Artwork Details: 115 x 115cm
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  • Material description: oil on paper
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: AC 1575

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