• the importance of being I
  • the importance of being II
  • The Philosopher (part I)
  • The Philosopher (part II)
  • The Philosopher (parts I & II) - SafARI Installation

The Philosopher (part I)

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About The Philosopher:

Every portrait in The Philosopher was painted in oils on 45 cm x 70 cm board.
Each painting was photographed before the board was wiped clean and painted again.
The ‘animated painting’ The Philosopher (part I) is made from the photographs of 776 individually painted portraits.
Only 6 paintings remain, comprising The Philosopher (part II).

The Philosopher (parts I & II) the stats:

776 individual portraits
6 ‘residue’ paintings remain
45 cm x 70 cm, oil on board
painted in 353 hours
22 May 2011 – 15 January 2012