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Media release.

George Taylor RBSA

Spaces of Invention and Places of Imagination

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery

4 Brook Street

St Pauls


B3 1SA

Monday 1st July to Saturday 13th July 2013.

Monday to Friday 10.30am – 5.30pm Saturday 10.30am 5.00pm Sunday 1.00pm –


Admission is free

George Taylor extends the tradition of pure painting from his own conviction, belief and

affinity with the inner mood expressed in the work of past artists and the potential for an

emotional response in the contemporary viewer. It is within the relationship between the

immaterial nature of the artists sensed emotional and the material quality of the constructed

image that his paintings extend a contemporary visual language offering the viewer an

intense expression. If it is thought which has informed the process of making it is feeling and

emotion that have provided the content and meaning of paintings, which share an affinity

with Pollocks dictum of, ‘work in progress which remains in progress’. George takes each

work towards a resolution expressed within the terms of his own developing conception of

‘optimum coherence’.

The experience of viewing these paintings provides those hints and glimpses of space

experienced in the natural world evolved through mark and gesture into evocations of

experiences, which have been absorbed, selected and filtered through the artists sensibility

and memory within the constant process of working and re-working, resulting in images,

which are in essence, landscapes of the mind, spaces of invention and places of


Source: extract from A Coherent Optimist a painters response to the work of George Taylor. Bob Edgson



Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: 0121 236 4353

George Taylor RBSA: 01608 664586