Meet the Artist: Callum Innes – works of great poetic and contemplative power
The Scottish-born abstract painter’s new exhibition, San Sebastian, resonates with the history of art and brings a contemporary aspect
Scottish-born abstract painter Callum Innes creates paintings which carry a powerful tension between control and fluidity. His process of subtraction, applying and then removing paint from the surface, creates an enigmatic quality.
Though Innes’s works may seem minimal or geometric at first glance, they are in fact always slightly off kilter, governed by imperfectly drawn lines and slightly softened shapes. This fallibility and humanity, put in contrast with the artist’s skill and precision as a ...