Thérèse Oulton, ‘Deposition’ 1989
Thérèse Oulton
Deposition 1989
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© Thérèse Oulton

Much like the art of Frank Auerbach or Leon Kossof, her work shares with Neo-Expressionism a sense of the mythic and symbolic while escaping the empty rhetoric of that movement; she went on to employ a delicate and virtuoso painting technique that suggests a considered, contemplative practice.