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'Still Squallings', Daniel Sturgis

Black and white chequered background with orange panels and blue dots

2009, Acrylic on canvas, 138 x 213.6 cm

Artist's statement

Within the painting, seemingly divergent positions are in agreement, reconciled or able to exist politely together. There is balance, as differing references from art, contemporary culture, abstraction and design are brought together to share common ground.


Daniel Sturgis was born in London in 1966. He studied at Camberwell College of Arts London 1986-89 and Goldsmiths College London 1992-94. His solo exhibitions include 'Everybody Loves Somebody' The Locker Plant Chinati Foundation Marfa Texas 2007, 'Possibilities in Geometric Abstraction' Galerie Hollenbach Stuttgart 2008 and 'Conversation Pieces' The Apartment Athens 2010. Recent group exhibitions include 'Plastic Culture: Legacies of Pop 1987-2008' Harris Museum and Art Gallery Preston 2009, 'Invisible Cities' Jerwood Space London 2009 and 'Superabundant: A Celebration of Pattern' Turner Contemporary Project Space Margate 2009. He exhibited in 'John Moores 23' 2004.