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Rufus Knight-Webb

My paintings have recorded my ideas and experiences over nearly four decades.There is no longer a single concept or vision which I am expressing but rather a layering of experiences. I remember starting the 'Curve' paintings in the 1990s to explore the perception of beauty. I imagined that beautiful things were created by deep visual memories and there was a connection between the beauty of a landscape or object and the beauty lovers find in each other. I experimented for a number of years, trying to distill the pure ingredients of beauty and present them as paintings on canvas.These paintings describe the flowing curves and rhythms of the human body and are in some way a quiet form of erotic art

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