Underwriter

About the artwork

Artwork: Underwriter

Year: 2020

Dimension: 45 x 39.5 cm

Technique: Acrylic, acrylic ink transfer on canvas board – inset frame with gallery glass

Color: Multicolored

The paintings are delivered with certificate of authenticity

‘Underwriter’ speaks to underlying unseen forces that act upon us all. The background is made from acrylic transfer of propaganda and tobacco advertisements from the early 1900s.

While darkness and the ‘Jungian Shadow’ have always been elements in his artistic practices; “darkness reveals light” as he says, and vice versa; we see a more daring use of bright and joyous colours seemingly to illustrate blossoming plants and flowers that are then counter balanced with the use of uniform lines. But is what you see with the naked eye genuinely all of it? What images and objects do you really see between the lines?

Jackson also reflected upon his unintentional tendency to create works in pairs or more. Good Morning, Good Afternoon and Good Night form a story-like trio and in the pair The InBetween and Ghost of the Present we see reminiscent advancements from his previous series focusing on liner optics. In Blood Ivory and Jodorowsky‘s Wounds we see the artist pushing geometric order and controlled chaos past the content of the paintings into even the shape and construction of the canvas.

Tyler Jackson Pritchard

Tyler Jackson Pritchard is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily in painting and photography creating a new vernacular that bridges the gap between abstraction and representational art. His work expresses the underlying constructs and forms that result from external and internal struggle. 

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