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Phillip Allen

Born in 1967, London, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Phillip Allen's paintings are the product of his continuous sketching practice. He sketches on a small scale using A5 paper and felt pens. These drawings serve as the foundation for the development of his abstract forms and arrangements, which he then translates into unique oil paintings on board. To create a sense of depth, Allen frequently applies thick globs of paint to the edges of the canvas, resulting in a three-dimensional frame for the imagery within. Phillip Allen's dedication to explor...Read more