DETAIL : Sean SCULLY Ireland 1945  Robe figure, 2003 2003 Painting oil on canvas
Sean SCULLY | Green figure 2.10.03

Ireland 1945
to Great Britain 1949, to United States of America 1975
Green figure 2.10.03 2003
watercolour on paper
paper 43.5 (h) x 37.5 (w) cm
Private collection
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In a lot of my paintings there is a humidity to the colour, they are never very dry-looking. There is always a kind of dampness to them and this is coming from the sky or the sea, the way that colour seems to float around in the air.

Sean Scully, interview with Hans-Michael Herzog, New York, 13 December 1998, in Sean Scully: Paintings, watercolours, photographs (exhibition catalogue), Düsseldorf: Richter Verlag, 2001, pp. 221–230 (p. 227).

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