Frigging in th’ rigging - Ewan McDougall
Frigging in th’ rigging
Frigging in th’ rigging is an exhibition of recent paintings.
Like its title it is a riot of misbehaviour in vibrant oils, with seafaring clowns, dogs, wasted acrobats, explorers of shady domains and dodgy party animals foundering in the hot, howling norwester.
The work is mainly new painting done in the last year when because of the time-consuming Way to Paradise NZ jazz tour featuring my painting which Sarah and me organized, studio time had to be grabbed in a momentary frenzy of ‘catch up’. Sometimes stress makes for intense painting and I love the result.
There is an earlier 2 x 3 metre diptych from my Public Gallery tour -Revolution, man- from a Greg Johnson track and it tells us “rock and roll will never die!”
Neither will flat-tack figurative oil painting.