“I think of my paintings as akin to opening a can of soda: there’s a gasp of the effervescent but you know it’s going to go flat. I use flat things and they go flat in the painting, but my job is to add nutrition or levity – that’s why the handling is quite breezy and colourful. A lot of my imagery is affected by graphic connections, they’re quite two dimensional with large coloured in areas. For Superbidone Pizza Delivery I was looking at Matisse’s Le Bonheur De Vivre. The bouncy-looking trees come from dog food packaging and they reminded me of Matisse’s foliage. The brown cloud was developed from imagery of milk splashes. Everything has rhythmic shapes, and there’s a feeling of academic landscape. I was thinking that making a painting is like trying to deliver a motif, so there’s a pizza dropped in at the bottom…delivered. There’s also a small one half behind a green tree in the middle. The red dots at the top right are tomatoes.”

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