Timothy whose work includes, portrait, landscape and nude oil paintings describes his practice thus:

"In my nude paintings, I attempt not simply to represent the body, but also,by analogy, to replicate the memory and idealism of it. The work therefore becomes a reflection of a certain desire for a perfect notion of beauty. This in turn becomes a reflection on the passing of time. As Kenneth Clark so eloquently wrote in his book, The Nude, 'The desire to grasp and be united with another human body is so fundamental a part of our nature, that our judgment of what is known as 'pure form' is inevitably influenced by it.'


"The paradox of motorways has also been of inspiration to me of late; Like dark clouds collecting before a storm, a hard sterility has crushed the cavalier spirit which crowned their early days by way of death, speed cameras and congestion. Motorways are now a means to an end. There is hardly a sense of excitement at the prospect of new roads being opened. Local protest appears more likely to manifest amongst people keen to keep the drone and fumes away from their homes. Despite their relentless unease, I find grace in these magnificent roads; the palisades, the drivers and concrete tunnels. A sense of flying through the country, elevated as if magically teleporting in evolved vessels of glorified metal. The landscape which has reformed itself to complement the slick redesign of whizzing steel. The wonderful collaboration between people and their vehicles, dicing with death by putting their trust in one another".

 

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