James Drinkwater

An Introduction to James Drinkwater

18th jan 2020 - 12th feb 2020

Opening: 18th Jan 2020

Informality is thrilled to announce ‘A Day By the Sea’, the second showing in the UK of contemporary Australian artist, James Drinkwater. The exhibition introduces a suite of recent paintings reflecting the artists’ compassion about intimacy, place and memory and the archive of history, on the Australian coast where he lives and works.

In a tangle, we go to the sea…

I SEE –
UMBRELLA!
RED YELLOW BLUE AND GREEN
BATHERS IN SEA TRUNKS!
IT’S ALL WIND AND SAND
WHITECAPS AND SEA GRASS!
HAIR BRUSH AND ZINC
THE LIFESAVER TREMENDOUS!

We are home now…


I FEEL – 
SHELLS AND SEA GLASS!
WHITE BONE CHARCOAL AND TEAL
WOMAN WITH RED NECKLACE!
ARTEFACTS ON WOODEN TABLE
KIDS PUMBLE THE STAIRS!
IT’S ALL SAND IN THE BEDS
THE CAT SLEEPS IN COLOURED PENCILS!

James Drinkwater, January 2020

An Introduction to James Drinkwater, 2020, Installation view
An Introduction to James Drinkwater, 2020, Installation view
Woman with a red necklace, 2019
Sailor, 2019
The Lifesaver, 2019