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The inimitable British artist revered for her physical, fearless use of oil paint; Maggi Hambling's powerful, emotionally charged landscapes and seascapes are increasingly sought after. An early precursor to the artist's highly acclaimed 'North Sea' paintings, this untitled and uninhibited work (created during the period of her Orwell Estuary series) exudes a turbulent energy that is singularly Hambling’s own.
Renowned for her impressionistic seascapes,
the Suffolk-born artist, Maggi Hambling, has
been painting the waters off the East
Anglian coast since 2002. One of the earlier
works from this ‘North Sea’ series, ‘High Sea,
August’ encapsulates the wild ferociousness
for which these coastal waters — and
indeed the artist herself — are so famed.
From the Scottish contemporary artist’s series of satirical portraits, highlighting the hypocrisy of cultural hierarchies. Exhibited: