A great, elegiac evening sky casts a soft golden light across the shore, but it is the reflections in the wet sand and the crusty, impasted
tracks left by horse and wagon that are the real marvel and they fall into place only when you stand well back from the canvas.
In the paintings made this year Cheung's acrylic paint is heavily impasted
and drippy, in contrast to the smooth surface of Technophobia from 2005, the only earlier painting in the show.
Weissmann, it transpires, also owns Soutine's blood-red and richly impasted
Butcher's Stall of 1919.
He used a wide range of media - oil, acrylic, ink, wax crayon, egg yolk and vinegar - to build up richly impasted
surfaces of glowing golden light which call the work of the old masters, even Leonardo da Vinci, to mind.
Childe Hassam's richly impasted
Land's End, Coast of Maine of around 1900 complements the group of no less vividly patinated and oxidised bronzes below.
Every stroke of the brush, every scrape of the palette knife and every ridge of impasted
paint is clear and crisp, and the artist's fingerprints clearly mark the painting's edges.
The 1776 canvas is fresh and well preserved with wonderful passages of impasted
pigment, not least the lead white highlights of the sitter's shawl.
Impressionism also takes a bow on the gallery's stand, via the richly impasted
textures of Gustave Caillebotte's (1848-94) Argenteuil, fete foraine of 1883 (Fig.
The swirling, concentric rings around the arena are almost sculpted in impasted
pigment and other media as they rise to the upper tier of the stadium.
His first exercise in richly impasted
pigment, Woman Smiling of 1958-59 was described by the critic Robert Hughes as 'the turning point in Freud's work with the human clay'.
2m [pounds sterling]) belongs to that moment when Auerbach is attempting to free his colour from the murky umbers and ochres of the 1950s and 1960s and loosen his technique, constructing images of the long familiar north London townscape with deliberate strokes of lush, brilliant, impasted
The paintings emotional intensity is enhanced by its lush palette and animated surface (the pigment of the bust is thickly impasted
to mimic plaster).