New Paintings
Gallery: Art First, London / Date: 2002

Art First,  London   2002.

Underlying Energy

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]

 

Crossguns Bridge
1999
122 x 153 cm
oil on canvas
Crossguns Bridge
1999
122 x 153 cm
oil on canvas
Cumberland Street South
2002
109 x 122 cm
oil on canvas
Cumberland Street South
2002
109 x 122 cm
oil on canvas
Dockland
2000
56 x 76 cm
oil on paper
Dockland
2000
56 x 76 cm
oil on paper
Blackrock Public Baths 
2002
122 x 132 cm
oil on canvas
Blackrock Public Baths
2002
122 x 132 cm
oil on canvas
Bray Head 
2002
122 x 132 cm
oil on canvas
Bray Head
2002
122 x 132 cm
oil on canvas
Archway
2002
109 x 122
oil on canvas
Archway
2002
109 x 122
oil on canvas
Mountpleasant Ave
2002
71 x 100
charcoal on paper
Mountpleasant Ave
2002
71 x 100
charcoal on paper
Harrington Street I
2001
61 x 76 cm
oil on canvas
Harrington Street I
2001
61 x 76 cm
oil on canvas
Schoolhouse Lane East
2001
109 x 122
oil on canvas
Schoolhouse Lane East
2001
109 x 122
oil on canvas

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New Paintings

Art First,  London   2002.

Underlying Energy

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
Date: 2002


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