5 Questions: Callum Innes

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  • 6 August 2009

This article is from 2009.

5 Questions: Callum Innes

One of the most influential abstract painters in recent years, Callum Innes is a former winner of the Jerwood Prize and was also shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1995. As he gears up for an exhibition of new work at the Ingleby he takes on our Q & A

5 words to describe your show at the Ingleby
Come and see for yourself.

4 visual artists who should be better known than they currently are
Isabel Nolan, Anna Barriball, Massimo Bartolini, Iran Do Espírito Santo.

3 shows in this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival programme that particularly excite you?
Eva Hesse, John McCracken, Agnes Martin.

2 artists that have been a particular influence on your work
Fontana, Vermeer.

1 word that sums up how you feel about making art.

Callum Innes, Ingleby Gallery, 556 4441, until 19 Sep, free.

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Suzanne Dunn gives a talk on the subtle, grid-like paintings of the American minimalist artist.

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Callum Innes

  • 3 stars

Over the past 20 years Edinburgh born Callum Innes has emerged as one of the leading abstract painters of his generation making work which stands defiantly against the tide of the quick fix that has dominated the sensibility of so many of his contemporaries. Instead, his quietly seductive paintings have continued to nudge…

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