Conor Murgatroyd is a Bradford-born artist, known for painting still life pieces and distinctly-British landscapes, inspired by a mix of past events, wistful memories, emotions and pure imagination.
In this original piece, Murgatroyd creates a still life piece inspired by the 1963 novel by Barry Hines, A Kestrel for a Knave. Based in Murgatroyd's home county of Yorkshire, the story follows a boy who finds solace from his difficult life while training a kestrel.
Kez is an original enamel on canvas by contemporary artist, Conor Murgatroyd. The painting is signed by the artist in verso.
Size (cm): 80 x 60
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Hand Finished: Yes
Medium: Enamel on Canvas
Edition Type: Original
Edition Size: 1
Size (cm): 80 x 60
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About the artist
Conor Murgatroyd is a Bradford-born, London-based artist, known for colourful and structured paintings. Distinctively British in appearance and sense of humour, his art evokes a feeling of nostalgia and strives to, ‘make sense of the tangled web of influences, events and emotions that make up the existential human experience.’
Often likened to René Magritte and David Hockney, Murgatroyd’s art is inspired by his working-class roots, multiculturalism and the people and places he has encountered since moving to the capital.
In his paintings, Murgatroyd bring together characters and objects, both real and imagined, to inspire the observer to consider the raw beauty of everyday moments and things.