For his dazzling Primal Colours collection, Robert adopted a primary colour palette to reinvent art history. Diving into the narrative of animals, he researched cave paintings and bestiaries and took his own reference photography to capture the majesty of the animal kingdom.
Robert says: “I was following the news story about 13 Tanzanian adult elephants who were to be fitted with state-of-the-art collars to send rangers real-time information to keep them safe from human conflict. I wanted to depict the elephant as if it’s running away from having the collar fitted. I imagined him returning to the herd to cries of ‘Ooh, get you and your flash new collar!’. It’s also important to remember that whilst these animals look strong, they are vulnerable and need our care and protection.”
Find out how he creates his signature drip-effect here.
Edition size: 195
Show artwork dimensions in:
Use this calculator to see which finance option suits your purchase.
Join our mailing list for all the latest art news, lifestyle features & artist updates. We'll help kick-start your collection with £25 off your first purchase.*
*Terms and conditions apply
© Copyright Washington Green Retail Limited trading as Castle Fine Art. First published 2012, last updated 2020. Washington Green Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance.
Washington Green Retail Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our registration number is 726395. Credit provided subject to age and status. Terms & Conditions Privacy Cookies V12 Finance