James Bentley is a Canadian artist who lives and works on the small island L'Île-Perrot, just off Montreal, Québec. He studied and began his career as a freelance illustrator; a practice which gave him a great love for drawing. Anchored in figuration, he now works mainly with acrylic on canvas and acrylic & pastel on paper. Bentley's current body of work is focused on the ocean,portraits and figure studies. He is always on the search to paint in an inventive open manner.
Ocean Series 40
James Bentley • Ile-Perrot • Canada
2019 • Acrylic and Pasel on Paper
76 x 76 cm • Framed: 99 x 99 cm
Ocean series This series is a visceral experience of the ocean. The artist features his twin sons’ uninhibited reactions to being in the water and the sun. Inspired by these memories and based on family snapshots, the work merges realism and memory with abstraction and nostalgia.
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