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Newcastle upon Tyne


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Image shows a small cropped section of a figurative painting by Christopher Campbell.

Christopher Campbell

Part of the New Light Prize Exhibition 2020

Christopher Campbell explores the urban landscape, a subject that is a recurring theme in his work. However, in his latest body of work, he looks to seek out beauty in our everyday items. Banal subject matter is elevated and viewed as art. The concept of 'man made' is explored and in his practice by observing litter and waste and comments on the aesthetic of our constantly changing landscape. The discarded becomes a vignette of British still life.

Christopher's paintings have a photographic quality, yet retain the influence of more traditional figurative movements. Whilst the subject matter is variable, his paintings have a distinct identity, each conveying a sense of emotion and meaning as well as dedication to paint and surface.