Artist of the Day / Richard Booth

I like the variety of Richard’s work.  Portraits, Landscapes, Still Life, Abtract.  Primarily oil, acrylic and mixed media.

“Creating fine art is a passion of mine. I believe that paintings, whether they are representational or abstract, should be beautiful and intriguing objects. Every square inch should be rich and alive. Art should inspire and challenge you.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Artist of the Day / Richard Booth

  1. barbaraelka says:

    I like his work…

  2. barbaraelka says:

    and would put it on my wall…this is my criteria or maybe not…changes on a day and month and what life brings me

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