Art First, London 2002.
Among Donald Teskey’s earliest exhibited works were technically proficient drawings of city streets. Even then he was instinctively engaged by the urban atmosphere, the densely textured built environment, the product of a mixture of accident and design, with its spatial complexities, its heady vitality, the possibilities it presented for human traffic and interaction. Then, as now, when he depicted figures moving through the urban labyrinth– and figures in his pictures are usually moving, hardly ever still- he did so obliquely. [read more]
Gallery: Art First, London