Michael, Alan
One part of my work tries to make reference to backward glances from the present, as embodied in various examples from the spectrum of art, design and personal experience. Here I took a perennial standard – English Oxford and brogues, parameters set decades ago and returning in successive waves. I thought about constant manufacture, at times in and out of sync with contemporary styles, but always in stock. I was also thinking of people undergoing analysis, reactivating and re-enacting events, compulsion to repeat. Alan Michael
  • Artwork Details: 82 x 57cm
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  • Material description: oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist, courtesy of Sorcha Dallas, Stuart Shave/ Modern Art and Hotel
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC28/2006



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