The Meeting, 2017

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The Meeting, 2017

Next in this series.

Many meetings are notoriously difficult.

This is one of those paintings that was very tortuous to create. It started simply enough from some drawings of a small meeting that was happening in the Wellcome Reading Room. I remember being very pleased with the main figure in my painting initially (see below) whilst also knowing it was so wrong. It was many months before I was brave enough to eliminate it and any idea of having people in it at all!

The Meeting – Figure