George ShawScenes from the Passion: Late 2002

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Artist
George Shaw (born 1966)
Title
Scenes from the Passion: Late
Date 2002
MediumEnamel paint on board
Dimensionssupport: 917 x 1215 x 52 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Patrons of New Art Special Purchase Fund through the Tate Foundation 2003
Reference
T07945
Not on display

Summary

This painting depicts a derelict row of garage units in a semi-rural setting. Dense vegetation behind the units shuts out the sunlight pouring through the upper branches of trees standing above tall shrubs. A muddy track in front of the garage doors stretches across the foreground to a vanishing point at the left side of the painting. Patchy grass and weeds growing at the base of the doors suggests that they have not been used for a long time. Piles of copper leaves accumulated against the closed doors and sprinkled over the grass and muddy track indicate that it is late in the year as well as, possibly, late in the day… (read more)

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