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Autumn Walk (Hebrides)  SOLD Mountain Rain (Hebrides)  SOLD
Evening Loch
(Argyllshire)  SOLD
Summer Seas (Hebrides)  SOLD
Light on Rannoch Moor Summer Evening (Argyllshire)
Evening Approaches (Hebrides) Light on the Mountains  SOLD
Late Afternoon Light on Rannoch Moor  SOLD Summer Skies
(Rannoch Moor)
Golden Sands (Hebrides)  SOLD Autumn Moor (Hebrides)
Summer Moor  SOLD Sun on Rannoch Moor  SOLD
Clouds (Rannoch Moor)  SOLD River Lights
(Thames) 2  SOLD
River Lights
(Thames) 1  SOLD
Evening Light
(Thames) 1  SOLD
Evening Light
( Thames) 2  SOLD
Evening Light
(Thames) 3  SOLD
Evening Light
(Thames) 4  SOLD
Evening Light
(Thames) 5  SOLD
Evening Light
(Thames) 6  SOLD

Expansive, brooding highland scenes

It takes something very special to create the sort of fervent excitement that is generated by an Oona Campbell exhibition. Since her first hugely successful exhibition with MacLean Fine Art six years ago, Campbell has become an established and highly regarded figure among contemporary British painters. Her bold and visceral landscapes affirm that the art of painting, though rarely seen in recent years, is still very much alive!

Collectors and admirers of Campbell's painting will be exhilarated to experience her completely unique approach to this most recent body of work presented, again, by MacLean Fine Art. Revisiting her most beloved subject, the Scottish Highlands, her new work ventures towards a more distinctive and literal portrayal of landscape. There is a heightened sense of pictorial honesty and a profound 'atmospheric truthfulness', as described by Nicholas Usherwood (Galleries Magazine). Thoughtful complexity is demonstrated in these compelling compositions of expansive, brooding highland scenes - including the subtle introduction of textural detail in the foreground. In keeping with this shift towards greater naturalism, Campbell has introduced new colours to her palate bringing to life swathes of purple heather, pools of yellow wildflowers being chased by cloud shadows and blue horizons shrouded in mist.

This exhibition offers us a true sense of the artist's enjoyment in the physical act of painting and her latest pictures are nothing short of pure majesty. Their vast, open landscapes please the mind and causes the spirit to soar.

Catherine Messum
London, February 2006

Dimensions given height before width.
Price range: £350–£9,000 (including VAT).
Paintings are available for purchase prior to the exhibition.

Oona Campbell

Gallery 5 Blenheim Crescent, London W11

20th March - 1st April, 2006

Monday - Friday:
10am - 6pm

11am - 5pm

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