Fight
Fight, 2016 by Lee Devonish

Fight. “Fight” encapsulates the conflict between the portrayal of outwardly brutal masculinity with the vulnerability of the body affected by violence. In/Out of the series It is part of what I call the muscle series, but as a portrait it stands outside of the main body of the group, not depicting the body or muscularity. The idea […]

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Perspective
Perspective, graphite on paper, by Lee Devonish. Click on the picture to read more about the story behind this drawing.

Perspective Graphite on paper, 2011 I’ve always been attached to my artworks – I don’t churn them out, and I feel a strong sense of reluctance when it comes to selling them. There are a few that I’ll never sell though, and Perspective is one of them. Drawing children Children grow and change so quickly, […]

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Fearless John
Fearless John, watercolour painting by Lee Devonish, 2011

Fearless John – the story behind a watercolour painting. I was walking through a shopping centre in Ashford one day in the summer between terms at art school when something caught my eye. There was something strange about the young man working at the mobile phone kiosk – I’d already walked by when my brain finally worked out […]

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Postparoxysmal 1
Postparoxysmal 1 - watercolour on paper painting by Lee Devonish, 2014

Postparoxysmal 1 As its name suggests, this piece was the product of the aftermath of a fight.   The story Not long married, my husband and I had – to put it mildly – a bit of an explosive disagreement, which fortunately was resolved before too long. It made a longer lasting mark on his already […]

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