In Still Life With Flowers And Curtains, Daniels reconstructs a 1658 painting by Adriean van der Spelt and Frans van Mieris. Drawing from the traditions of Dutch still life painting where scenes were often developed as composites and given unnaturally dramatic lighting effects, Daniels’s composition originates as an aluminium foil collage. Painting from this model directly, Daniels captures every shimmering wrinkle and dint, rendering their silvery reflections in unwavering detail. “It’s like painting pure light,” says Daniels. “The foil creates expressive ‘brush marks’ and enables me to paint in a certain way that’s removed from being expressive myself.”

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