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Extracts from the Poetic Geography of Five Continents (No. 20)

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Blaise Drummond's work is concerned with the relationship between nature and culture. He looks to the specific man-made elements of the landscape and people within it, as well as more general aspects of natural beauty. In this painting, which comes from a series entitled 'Extracts from the Poetic Geography of Five Continents', Blaise Drummond combines abstraction with meticulously painted realism. An individual is shown apparently walking through a winter landscape.

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oil on canvas over hardboard


H 30.7 x W 30.7 cm

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purchased from the Contemporary Art Society, 'Art Futures' Exhibition, 2002

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