Richard Newman 

"My preference as an artist is to work in a manner which blurs media boundaries. Collage, assemblage sculpture and digital imagery from mixed sources are studio methods that trigger my creative instincts. Each of these expressive forms offer me the opportunity to construct a context for the interplay of polarities. This process helps me to integrate many layers of my experience and to resolve contrary ideas and feelings. Conceptually my work draws upon many sources such as comparative mythology, Jungian psychology, primitive and folk art traditions.

 

The less common physical materials I employ come from antique shops, used book stores, personal photographic encounters with the world at large and childhood treasures. I enjoy highlighting visual contrasts such as the use of illusionary photographs with found objects or polychromed wooden shapes. The finished artworks attempt to make reference to past and present, fact and fantasy, as well as seek to blend classical and romantic impulses."

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