Rugby Art, Naive Style
Whoever said life has to be serious, or come to that Art? I
acknowledge rugby is deadly serious though. However despite
my imagined physical prowess I am not a professional rugby player
or come to that a rugby player of any kind, well not anymore.
I am a professional artist though and despite my protestation
a serious one. So I am deadly serious about art but not too
serious about life!
To be in a constant state of happiness is not
easy. In fact
it is far easier to be continually miserable and rely on others
for their cheerfulness.
So there we have it; we have to be serious about
not taking life too seriously.
One of the tenets regarding naive art is not to
take to serious a look at life and to put that forward in art.
It can be difficult if the artist thinks about it. A truly paradoxical
Well seriously, here I am doing just that with
this recent series of nine naive paintings on the serious sport
of rugby. I
think it's fun I hope you do too.