Born in 1970 in Jersey, UK, lives and works between London and Portugal
He makes sensual, almost three-dimensional paintings—compositions of thickly impacted modeling paste painted in a single, rich color.
Martin bows to abstract expressionism with his obvious focus on process and the intensely expressive gesture that runs throughout his work.
Martin’s titles, such as Torah, Nocture, Genus, Aether, Crux, and Storm, suggest references to cultural experience, scientific knowledge, and the natural world.
This unique necklace is his very first piece of jewelry in collaboration with London’s Louisa Guinness Gallery.
Necklace – Pigment, resin and silver
5.5 x 12 cm
Courtesy Louisa Guinness Gallery
Coll. Diane Venet