Barry Lamont - Fine Artist

Barry Lamont

Kirkcaldy, Fife - United Kingdom








Barry Lamont

Kirkcaldy, Fife - United Kingdom

Barry Lamont - Fine Artist

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May 17th, 2014







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About Barry Lamont

All prints of artwork within this gallery have been suspended from sale until 17/11/2014 at 3:26pm...originals ARE still available By order of the artist.

I was raised in the small fishing/mining village of Dysart on the east coast of Scotland. I never fitted in with the 'fitba' crowd and thought for some time that there must be something wrong with me. Well, as it turns out, I was right...I'm an artist.

The majority of art-forms and creative enterprises involve the addition of material to a base..graphite to paper, oil to canvas, clay to wire etc. Carving however, turns that whole principal on its head. It is only through the removal of material and effectively the destruction of a piece of material which produces the piece of art. It's the ironic and paradoxical act of creation through destruction which draws me to this form of art. This is also a main theme running throughout my work.

Please take the time to read the descriptions attached to these images as so often its the idea behind the piece that makes it true art.

Commissions welcome:)

As a result of some extremely heavy handed moderating, this artist has been banned from speaking with other members within the forums for a period of 3 months. Why? may ask... well, the artist pointed out that someone was preaching religion within the forums..But what's wrong with that? may ask...well, your guess is as good as his.It is unjust, unfair and bang out of order. If you would like to show support for the artist, please direct your protests towards the moderators.

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