Lulu Menagerie - acrylic on canvas, 48 x 46 inches
Bluebeard Alone - from book of paintings 'Bluebeard's Castle'
Lulu Suite - acrylic on canvas, 48 x 32 inches
Phil Redford studied at Brighton Art College 1960-66 and retired as senior lecturer from Leeds Metropolitan University after thirty years. He has a forty year exhibition record at home and abroad and has work in public and private collections. Best known recently for his series of hand printed artist’s books based on Wagner’s ‘Ring’ cycle, individual copies or sets of these are in the art library at the V&A; the British Library rare book collection; All Saints, Manchester and Dean Clough, Halifax. Recent painting has explored the combined use of household paint and acrylic in images of the figure or landscape. He is a member of Leicester Print Workshop.
Judith and Bluebeard
The Lake of Tears
The Torture Chamber
Chopin Waltz from Pierrot Lunaire
Bluebeard's Castle, 2014, book of paintings based on the one act opera by Bela Bartok
Pierrot Lunaire, 2014 paintings in watercolour and acrylic - based on a song cycle by Arnold Schoenberg