Limited Edition Print - Shaun McDowell, Untitled, 2013
Shaun McDowell, a British painter and curator based in Italy, creates vibrant abstract paintings with figurative and landscape elements. His work reflects a blend of romance, eroticism, and energy, resulting in unique and allusive imagery. McDowell's paintings, such as "This Chick's Been Singing All Night Long" and "Hunter's Lodge," display his distinctive gestures and colours, inviting discovery. As a founding member of Lyndhurst Way, he played a key role in the emerging art scene in Peckham.
McDowell's contributions as a curator include inviting both established and emerging artists to exhibit alongside each other. His dynamic and visceral approach to painting has positioned him as one of the most exciting abstract painters of his generation.
Captivated by the enchanting beauty of Villa Lena, McDowell found inspiration for his print. Delving into the art of printmaking at Il Bisonte, he looked to transcend mere reproduction with his work by allowing the studio to breathe life into his piece. This print encapsulates McDowell's seamless fusion of painting and printmaking, where spontaneous marks and unrestrained creativity intertwine, reflecting the boundless potential of his artistic vision. With the vivid Tuscan landscape as his muse, McDowell's art exudes tranquillity and allure, captivating viewers with its enigmatic charm.
ALL PROCEEDS FROM PRINT SALES WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING THE VILLA LENA FOUNDATION.