John Pipers' work appeals to me because of his use of rich colours and intensle contrasted details

John Pipers' work appeals to me because of his use of rich colours and intensle contrasted details

John Piper, ‘Seaton Delaval’ 1941. Piper described the castle’s colouring as ‘ochre and flame licked red, pock-marked and stained... incredibly up-to-date: very much of our times’. I love Piper and his architectural paintings from the war period seem like both a lament for a lost time and an anticipation of the ruin of these great buildings...

John Piper, ‘Seaton Delaval’ 1941. Piper described the castle’s colouring as ‘ochre and flame licked red, pock-marked and stained... incredibly up-to-date: very much of our times’. I love Piper and his architectural paintings from the war period seem like both a lament for a lost time and an anticipation of the ruin of these great buildings...

"A Ruined House, Hampton Gay, Oxfordshire" by John Piper, 1941 (Oil & Indian ink on canvas on board)

"A Ruined House, Hampton Gay, Oxfordshire" by John Piper, 1941 (Oil & Indian ink on canvas on board)


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artnet Galleries: Stansfield by John Piper from Dominic Guerrini Fine Art

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Mixed-Media Architecture  with Frottage - John Piper influenced - John Piper (1903 – 1992) is considered to be one of the most significant British artists of the 20th Century

Mixed-Media Architecture with Frottage - John Piper influenced - John Piper (1903 – 1992) is considered to be one of the most significant British artists of the 20th Century

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