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The Collector, 2017, acrylic, collage and image transfer, 15 x 10 cm

Time, 2016, acrylic, collage and image transfer, 152 x 102 cm

Simon Kirk


imon Kirk’s works are a synergy of poetry and painting, text and image, abstraction and figuration, combining influences from both the literary and art world alike. Influenced by haiku, humanist concerns and the philosophical ideas of ‘the Absurd’, Kirk’s mixed media pieces have become increasingly sought after by art collectors since the beginning of his career in 2007. Kirk has exhibited and sold at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2010, 2013

and 2015. He is a resident artist with the Turner | Barnes | Gallery and his work is regularly exhibited as part of their collections for the Hong Kong, Singapore and London Affordable Art Fairs. He has had solo exhibitions in France, Denmark and the USA.

Inside artists - issue 10  

Sometimes a certain place can take hold of us, stirring emotions as we connect with our surroundings. But how would you describe this place...