Giles is an English artist living in Hong Kong & Zhuhai, China. Born in Bristol / England in 1977, he began painting at an early age and has studied painting and sculpture extensively in France and Cardiff under the famous UK landscape painter Terry Setch and is inspired by painters such as Chirico, Dali and Magritte.
An interesting take on the roles of dogs and humans.
One on one interview at the Shan Gallery with City Magazine.
Looking at the combination of male versus female, based on the skyline of Hong Kong.
I looked into famous celebrities, whilst experimenting with different styles of painting to depict the celebrity image.
Based on the landscape of Nantes, France the central image is of a man situated in his own “cut out” space on the painting.
Each painting is a simple showcase of depicting an interesting aspect of a building.
The three pieces make up one scene, depicting space surrounded by buildings with a cut out figure on the left side coming from a wine bottle, in the middle is an image a person made from red wine and on the right side is a bowler hat.
A woman sitting on an invisible chair appears to be looking at a duplicate image of herself, made from a splash of wine.