Tickled Pink

Mary West

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This piece is an original, only 1 available

 

Tickled Pink, oil on linen canvas by contemporary artist Mary West

 

Original one off piece

 

Size: 40cm (h) x 40cm (w)

 

*Hand stained frame available on request, price as colour Oak

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This piece is an original, only 1 available

 

Tickled Pink, oil on linen canvas by contemporary artist Mary West

 

Original one off piece

 

Size: 40cm (h) x 40cm (w)

 

*Hand stained frame available on request, price as colour Oak

1 in stock

Framing

Follow ‘Our Pick’ for our expert choice, ready to hang. Our framing is handmade by our trusted framing partner with 30 years experience. Learn more about our bespoke framing

Own Art - PayByFinance

Own Art is designed to make it affordable for everyone to own contemporary art by providing interest-free loans from £100 up to £2,500 spread over 10 equal payments. Learn more. Select PaybyFinance at Checkout.

Delivery

UK
Unframed – we aim to deliver unframed artwork within 7-10 days.
Framed – our frames are custom made, please allow up to 21 days for delivery.

International
Unframed only – we aim to despatch unframed artwork within 7-10 days.
You can read our Returns Policy here

Mary West

Mary is a fine art painter working from her home studio in West London. She studied Fine Art Painting at the Slade. What inspires your work as an artist? Nature and landscape are always my initial inspiration but I see these as a means to explore the act of painting itself. I paint with a sense of urgency to begin with, making intuitive gestural marks. The structure of the painting then starts to emerge and takes on a life of its own. Colour is at the heart of it all and I find myself heavily influenced by the seasons, the colours of my surroundings infiltrating into my paintings. I search for a sense of space and movement, I want the work to feel alive. Often memories and shared experiences pop into my head as I paint, nature and sensations mingling. Who are your biggest influences? There are so many artist who inspire me and many wonderful female painters currently making work. I love the paintings of Alia Ahmad, Flora Yukhonovich, Claire Tabouret, Pam Evelyn, Daisy Parris, Tyga Helme to name but a few. I have always loved Peter Doig who has been an enduring influence. What does your work mean to you? My paintings are personal spaces and yet I hope they have a universality, a familiarity that the viewer can engage with. I have an innate need to paint and to paint everyday where I can. My studio is in my home which is wonderful but not so good when you need to walk away from a painting, there's no escape! What techniques do you use? I work only in oils. They give a depth of colour and richness that I yearn for. I also enjoy using oil sticks, these give wonderful texture and provide a different kind of mark making. I sometimes smear the paint on with my hands, I like the lack of control and the bold gestures. I build layers working in bursts. I love the unexpected moments that emerge, the marks I didn't know I had made. I work with several canvases on the go at the same time, each one informing the other.