Iain Hales

It Was Decided Before I Asked Why

140 × 98 × 13 cm

concrete reinforcing mesh, plywood and MDF, gesso, Indian Ink, oil bar, graphite powder bound with rabbit skin glue, gold leaf, rubber matting


Concerns over texture, material and colour are central to Iain Hales’ sculptural practice. In his continual attempt to collapse the space between painting and sculpture, he explores the slippage between ‘object’ and ‘image’, three-dimension and flatness, form and surface.