Posted Thursday, 13 March, 2014 by Rob Martin

Alan Gouk's lecture at HSoA was attended by 68 people

I have always tried to paint something sensuous, voluptuous...

Alan Gouk in lecture at HSoA
Alan Gouk in lecture at HSoA

Alan Gouk's lecture at HSoA was attended by 68 people, many of whom had read the piece about the forth coming lecture in the Camden New Journal. Gouk spoke about his many meeting with the American Art Critic Clement Greenberg who described Gouk as the British Mark Rothko in psychodelia. The Tate Gallery owned painting 'Cretan Premonition' which Gouk says 'the physicality and directness' of American Abstract Expressionism, he has stated that 'I see my painting as aspiring towards the objective, realist French tradition'. Gouk has explained that his paintings arise from the 'marriage of the inner life and the sensory world... I have always tried to paint something sensuous, voluptuous, something positively related to the sensuous outer world..…

 

See the Gouk Lecture page, 28 January 2014

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Gouk will be exhibiting paintings at the HSoA in the Autumn Term

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