Tom Howse

11 - 28 April 2013

A  Solo Exhibition 

Tom Howse’s paintings are a mythological investigation into the sources of understanding and the quests we take to comprehend. He sees a distinct gulf between the world’s knowledge and his own understanding – the paintings being products of absurd and inadequate attempts to make sense of the world. Howse monumentalises figures or objects to bestow them with a greater power, for example in the ‘Big Faces’ works his figures act not only as a surrogate omnipotence but also as a self-admonishing reconciliation for his perceived inadequacies. Howse’s paintings evolve on the canvas provoking questions and uncertainty. Colour and paint work as a language to evolve an image beyond a physical depiction to produce exciting, mysterious, raw and primal work.

Private View Saturday 13 April 2013 from 2-5

Exhibition runs 11 – 28 April

Tom Howse

Tom Howse 2013

Tom Howse 2013

Rainbow Wand
Oil on linen
35 x 40cm


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Tom Howse

Tom Howse

Trapped Cat
Oil on linen
25 x 35 cm


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Tom Howse

Tom Howse

Big Boys
Oil on linen
130 x 180 cm


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Tom Howse

Black and Whiter
Oil on linen
80 x 120cm


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Tom Howse

A Projection of Time
Oil on Canvas
45 x 70cm


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