120cm x 85cm, oil on canvas, 2015
Joseph is interested in the authenticity of paint as a medium. In the wake of control and contrivance and a suggestion of something systemic within his paintings, Joseph’s broad swipes provide an opportunity for the figurative and emotive characteristics of paint to operate. The momentum, posture and form, whether as mediation upon previous layering or something spontaneous, can provide the opportunity for a seemingly authentic response.
Read more about Joseph’s background, his previous exhibitions and awards.