Newton, Duncan
Duncan Newton’s philosophy as a painter contended that images can be altered and elaborated in endless combinations, as the artist further develops their own repertoire. His work is derived through a process of trial, error and adaptation before it arrives at a final resolution – which is in fact a deliberate irresolution. Newton considered painting to be unique among other art forms, in that its access is uninhibited by time: ‘Painting, compared with other arts, can be seen instantly. In that is its generosity’.
  • Artwork Details: 73 x 103cm
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  • Material description: Oil on linen
  • Credit line: © Estate of Duncan Newton. Gift of the artist’s estate, 2019. Image courtesy of Estate of Duncan Newton
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC35/2019



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