Vincent, Buster and Charlie
© By Martin Forker
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“An even darker, more nightmarish Belfast Expressionism was exhibited in 1977 by Martin Forker… Forker presented an uncompromisingly cruel view of local society and organized religion. Like James Ensor and Emile Nolde, Forker peoples his world with grinning, cackling masks and even the artist’s own heroes move through his paintings like holy innocents, have mask-like faces.”
Mike Catto, Art in Ulster 2, 1977, p.133.
Oil on Wood