martin kane, cropped painting

MARTIN KANE

BEAUX ARTS

"Martin Kane has one of the most instantly recognisable private worlds..."

John Russell Taylor
The Times

THUMB GALLERY

"...the sense of mystery and emptiness so often found in works by Giorgio Morandi"

Mike Von Joel
Artline

JILL GEORGE GALLERY

"Kane, too, is a melancholy poet of the waste land...something of Hopper's breathless calm"

W.Gordon Smith
Scotland On Sunday

BOUNDARY GALLERY

...the mundane elevated to a near conciliatory state of mind.......a coal heap becomes a pyramid of mystic import"

Linda Talbot
Ham and High

JILL GEORGE GALLERY

"the images result from a series of visits Kane made to the re-united German city during 1992"

Simon Corbin
What's On In London

THUMB GALLERY

...notions of datedness and 'things' left behind"

Merlin James
London Magazine

BOUNDARY GALLERY

"Kane's paintings and pastels have a peculiarly strong sense of place"

Mary Rose Beaumont
Arts Review

ANGELA FLOWERS GALLERY

Peter Howson picks Martin Kane as an artist of the day

BBC Your Paintings

The Public Catalogue Foundation is a charity set up in 2003 to catalogue paintings held in public ownership. It has photographed nearly a quarter of a million artworks from over 3,000 collections. In 2009 the PCF partnered with the BBC to provide web access to showcase this work.

early student work by Martin

jill george gallery booklet, martin kane
JILL GEORGE GALLERY

"These are not programmatic images that offer political solutions but they are images that stay with you long after you have gone back to looking at the halogen lit shop windows of Soho outside the gallery"


Robert Silver
What's On In London