A selection of vibrant acrylics and stunning oils,
sketches and wool artworks by Ranby-born artist Tops is on display
at the Percy Law Gallery at Bassetlaw Museum until 15th
Entitled ‘’Behind the lines: Abridged autobiography by Tops’’
the exhibition provides a fascinating insight into the mysterious
artist’s self-image. Paintings flooded with colour are the core of
the display and engage the audience to explore them further and to
search for hidden images and meanings. The beautiful pieces created
can be enjoyed on many levels.
Tops were born in Ranby, just outside of Retford. He studied art
at Mansfield, Nottingham, Portsmouth and Southampton where he
gained his BA Honours degree in art. After living most of his life
on the south coast, he now resides in Ordsall.
Bassetlaw Museum, Amcott House, 40 Grove Street, Retford, DN22
6LD. Opening times Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4.30 pm.
Last Updated - 03/10/2011