Out of the shadows, a late oil by Jack B Yeats
From the Woods Shadow and 75 pieces from the Michael Carroll Collection for sale at de Vere’s Irish Art Auction
What prompts an artist to decide on subject matter? William Scott explained it so: “I invariably find that the thing I draw is at my elbow, it is out of the window, or has been standing at my front door for a long time.” Still-lifes of everyday objects have been part of the art canon for centuries, but Scott breathed new life into the genre with his ground-breaking abstract approach. Seen by his eye, kitchen...
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