Stephen Whatcott, Tomorrow Morning, 2023, acrylic on canvas 40 x 30cm © The Artist
Stephen Whatcott (b. 1983) is a self-taught artist from the Cotswolds, England. In his abstract, minimalist works, he explores themes such as solidity, texture and composition. He initially began his artistic journey with figurative drawings, but turned to abstract painting. His harmonious and monochrome paintings are characterized by their simplicity and clear lines, with the...

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