Chinese Cloth

Chinese Cloth by Bridget Cox

Chinese Cloth
by Bridget Cox
© Bridget Cox

Bridget Cox (b.1951) undertook a BA (Hons) degree in fine art (painting) at the University of Ulster, Belfast. Her work has been seen in solo exhibitions at Tullie House Museum and Gallery, Carlisle; Queen’s University, Belfast and the Clifden Arts Festival, Co. Galway, Ireland.

The portrait is of the artist’s friend, Hilary, who has sat for the artist on a number of occasions which has allowed Cox to shift her emphasis from the depiction of the external to the internal life. The complex tones were augmented by Cox who says: ‘I chose the wearing of the hat to emphasise the shape of Hillary’s head and for the interplay of colour and texture within the image.’

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