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Peter Simpson

Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium


Peter Simpson’s practice is firmly embedded in the art of storytelling. Using oil on canvas, Simpson renders subtly strange, enrapturing scenes which dip their toes into the surreal world of dreams, while holding onto some semblance of reality. Limbs of his figures might be slightly too elongated; a mirror reflection could be stretched or misshapen or bizarre embraces between skeletons and men holding colanders could be seen in Simpson’s realm. Narrative serves as an unpredictable guide through ...Read more