'The Twitcher', Dale Holmes

Painting showing a series of small paintings of a bird, birdcage, a brick and others

Acrylic on canvas, 89.5 x 100.4cm, 2005

Artist's statement

chorus:

the twitcher fears the big black bird,
the twitcher fears the nest box,
the nest box fears the twitcher,
the nest box fears the big black bird,
the big black bird fears the nest box,
the big black bird fears the twitcher.

repeat twice.

Biography

Dale Holmes was born in Barnsley in 1972. He studied at Leeds Metropolitan University 1996-99. His solo shows include Fan Club Meeting The Dragon Bar London 2001, Recent Paintings Trapex Gallery London 2004 and The Papa Whiskey Paintings Galerie Ton van Breughal Amsterdam 2004. Group shows include The Poster Show Hoxton Distillery London 2003 and Itchy Park Limehouse Town Hall London 2004. He was included in John Moores 23 2004.