Antwerp Art Weekend

18 - 21 May 2023

Jane Bustin

Represented by Copperfield Gallery

Born in 1964 in London, United Kingdom. Lives and works in London, United Kingdom

Through a minimal, concept lead practice that combines traditional techniques with a wide variety of contemporary and historic materials and supports, including aluminium, wood, copper, silk, paper, latex, gesso, ceramics and ready-made objects, Bustin’s paintings are initiated following intense periods of research or collaboration. The work explores the metaphysical potential for painting to 'make visual' philosophical concepts found primarily in literature, as well as music, science, dance and theology. They are presented within the formal constraints of abstraction but subvert this tradition; while not representational in the traditional sense, each decision in making the work is conceptually justified in relation to a particular subject. While minimal in style the works are intensely personal in subject, flying in the face of the masculine dogma of modernist Minimalism. Jane Bustin studied at Portsmouth Polytechnic and lives and works in London.