Prague - March 1985

Trigg, John
John Trigg’s drawing tools include steel nib pens, quills, found sticks, markers and biros. He favours the process and finality of working with ink, which allows him to produce deep black tones, with either line or wash. Prague - March 1985, 1985, comprises eight depictions of the City. An avid traveller, his sketchbook accompanies him and he draws anywhere at any time across a vast range of subjects, from carefully observed naturalistic studies to incidental marks and imaginings. Trigg comments: ‘Drawing is that which measures touch against the living pulse, a simple expressive act which is there in childhood at the beginning, connecting us to the world with an inquisitive directness’.
  • Artwork Details: 8 parts, each, 25 x 20cm
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  • Material description: pen and ink on paper
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Cityscape
  • Medium: Drawing
  • Accession number: AC 5415



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