David Salle

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So why should I be fascinated with David Salle’s work? On the one hand, his fugitive style was a welcome break from conceptual art and minimalism – although he continued to work with monochrome fields.¬†Whilst he was influenced by ‘Pop Art’, and in fact used photographs extensively in his work, Salle is not a story-teller. He was more interested in …

Back to the Beginning

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As part of my MA, I was asked to review my earliest work and reflect: What do you see in it? Thought I’d post my answers here. I have to really start at the beginning here. I was a painter (and I wrote poetry). In fact, I wanted to go to Art College, but as a first generation ‘boomer’, I …