Sean Williams

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Lies About Nothing

A drab, familiar scene that may at first appear to be little more than mud and debris.  It is cold, and early morning.  Closer inspection reveals a building site in … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Guaranteed Pleasure

This painting is, in some ways, a companion piece to ‘No Sign Of X’.  Hung side-by-side a visual echo becomes apparent – the arch of the bridge matches the curve … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

No Sign Of X

My intention was to depict a more pastoral scene, influenced by seeing a number of Turners and Constables in the Tate Gallery. They possess a tranquility that is absent in … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Perfect Winter

The Impressionists in particular painted snow scenes with such verve and panache – a celebration of the colours produced by winter sunlight on snow. This, however, is an altogether more … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

View Strictly By Appointment

This features the end of a garden, backing on to a river. For many, this would be the perfect place to have a home, yet the ‘For Sale’ sign, a … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

It Haunts It

Whereas ‘Like A Forest Fire’ features a relatively new housing development, this painting depicts houses that are yet to be completed, as well as an advertisement showing us exactly what … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Can This Survive

This terrain is both rural and urban, yet neither fully rural nor urban. There is an undecidability to this landscape. This ambiguity is attractive because it stands as a possible … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · 1 Comment