Jamie Shaw

An anchor for this floating heart

Painting

Artist name

Jamie Shaw

Year

2019

Artwork information

Oil on canvas painting, 60 x 80 cm

Description

This melancholy oil painting tells a story of loneliness through the visual prism of male beauty and queer iconography.

£2,600

About the artist

Jamie Shaw is a British artist based in London. He works with intention to create intimate, sentimental musings which express desire, longing, and failures in dreaming. Shaw aims to create poetic encounters of a vision informed both by the minority queer experience and myths of the artist as ‘outsider’ which emerged with Romance. His paintings deconstruct traditional notions of masculinity whilst reaching for the Sublime. Shaw works incessantly to create his own mythology, and his gods live on a pink cloud.

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