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David Lucas

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A Tidal Pattern, 2017 Oil On Canvas 107 X 169 X 5cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Lightshaft no.8, 2017 Oil On Canvas 71 X 41 X 5cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Shaft no.4, 2017 Oil On Canvas 107 X 169 X 5cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Lightshaft no.14, 2014 Oil On Canvas 50 X 56 X 5cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Wave Lines no.2, 2010 Oil On Canvas 92 X 150 X 5 Centimeters © Courtesy the artist
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Horizon Lines, 2007 Oil On Canvas 190cm X 311cm X 5cm © Image courtesy the artist
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FRAGMENTS at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, 2007 Oil On Canvas © Image courtesy the artist
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FRAGMENTS at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, 2007 Oil On Canvas © Image courtesy the artist
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Shadow no.2, 2007 Oil On Canvas 123cm X 152cm X 5cm © Image courtesy the artist, photo credit: Ian Gracey
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Redshift no.3, 2007 Oil On Canvas 123 X 153 X 5cm © Image courtesy of the artist, photo credit: Ian Gracey
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Field of Vision, 2005 Oil On Canvas 118 X 148 X 5cm © Courtesy of the artist
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Wakefield
Birth year
1965
Lives in
Sheffield
Works in
Sheffield
Schools
Cumbria Institute of the Arts, 1984, Foundation Course in Art & Design
staffordshire university, 1987, BA(Hons) Fine Art-Painting
Tags
evocative, painterly painting, painting, modern
Statement

Throughout a career spanning three decades David Lucas has exhibited widely in public and private galleries, art fairs and 'alternative' exhibition spaces. His work has been met with critical acclaim and is held in many collections world wide. A broad interest in the natural world, astrophysics and philosophy inspires his outlook and approach. He attempts to unravel the experience of the moment from both external and internal points of view. The contemporary response to the world is to fragment it. Lucas explores the fragmentary. His creative process incorporates a superstructure and the accidental potential within it. The tension between controlling the image and allowing chance to play its part is essentially the subject and source of power in the work.  

Recent Selected Exhibitions

2017 ' Kunsthuis Summer Exhibition 2017 ',  Kunsthuis Gallery, Crayke, North Yorkshire 

2017 'From the box file : Uncovering the archive', Bloc Projects, Sheffield

2017 ' Colour Code ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

2016 ' To Please A Few ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

2015 ' Presence ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

2014 The Other Art Fair, Old Truman Brewery, London

2014 'CONNECTIONS', Cupola Contemporary Art

2013 ' Creekside Open ' selected by Paul Noble, APT Gallery, London

2012 'Revelation', Cupola Contemporary Art

2011 'Paintings by David Lucas', The Circle, Sheffield

2011 'Artificial Light', Cupola Contemporary Art

2011 ' Journey ', Topolski Century, London

2011 ' PAF ', La Galleria Pall Mall, London

2010 B A F / Manchester Contemporary

2010 Hester Fine Art Ltd, Leeds

2007 'Fragments', 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, North Lincolnshire