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The State of Art            Daniel Williams             Mike Leale
             Landscape & Portrait #1     Kirsty Wain                 Dave Morgan-Davies
                                         Bruce Williams              Paul Gorman
                                         Jean Gillespie              James Reynolds
                                         Susan Mackay                Deborah Westmancoat                                             This is the sixth book in The State of Art, art book series and explores some of the more
                                         James Daniel Devlin         Sarah Stolar                                                    traditional subjects and techniques that artists are seeking to represent. The title alludes to
                                         Peter Clarke                Caroline Jane Harris                                            the format of an image as well as the composition of the subject matter, with many artists
                                         Philippa Beale              The Flowerbeds, Anita Duller                                    maintaining a much more traditional approach.
                                         Julia Romano                & Hannah Stippl
                                         Valeriya Yanushevskaya      Cate Inglis                                                     The depiction of landscape in art is perhaps as old as art itself, a method of attempting
                                         Robert P. Clarke            Philip Westcott                                                 to place ourselves within our environment and refl ect the awesome power and beauty
                                         Siobhan Tarr                Aled Simons                                                     of nature. Creating work which deals with landscape and its many facets is not merely
                                         Sharon Griffi n             James Elliott Dixon                                             limited to painting, although this approach is widely favoured. Landscape offers artists the
                                         Val Andrews                 Anna Didik                                                      chance to work through ideas of scale, colour, tone, composition and light & shade, and
                                         Petra Stenvall              Karoline Hinz                                                   draws a direct line through art history.
                                         Alison Edwards              Sujata Majumdar
                                         Ronis Varlaam               Gabrielle Cooper                                                Portraiture  in  its  simplest  form  can  be  described  as  the  depiction  of  people  through
                                         John Devane                 Sam White                                                       artistic  practice.  Often  focussing  on  the  face,  this  genre  of  art  aims  to  depict  the
                                         Dj                          Kenji Lim                                                       subject  and  capture  something  of  their  inner  essence  -  communicating  more  than  a
                                         Jane Walker                 Katarzyna Jablonska                                             straightforward likeness.
                                         John Shanks                 Paul McCloskey

             The State of Art, art book series is published by Bare Hill Publishing.
             Copyright © Bare Hill Publishing 2014.
             Artwork and photography copyrights belong to each artist unless otherwise stated.
             ISBN 978-1-909825-08-6
             Editing: Andy Laffan, Chris Hodson and Robin Laffan.
             Design: Andy Laffan.
             Front and Back Cover: Arrangement #15, 2013, Aled Simons.
             Artwork location is correct at time of press, for more information and updates
             please contact the artist direct.

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