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Art: Matthew Weston Taylor's little characters make a hazy dream-world

Posted by Maisie Skidmore,

Matthew Weston Taylor’s artwork makes for perfect coffee break viewing. On first glance his paintings might seem like a hazy collection of obscure blobs, but if you scrunch up your eyes and remove yourself from the chaos surrounding you for just a minute you’ll see dozens of little characters squatting on tropical beaches, hunched up about to dive into pools and brooding in the midst of a copse of trees. The raw edges and muted colours make for a welcome break from the sharp angles and defined lines which usually regulate the images we find around us, and Matthew’s dreamworld is one we’re happy to drift into.

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Posted by Maisie Skidmore

Editorial Assistant Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 and has stayed with us ever since. She has a particular interest in art, fashion and photography and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.