Derek Carruthers (1935-2021) - ‘Snakes and Ladders’
'Snakes and Ladders', 2016-2019
Oil on canvas
2100 mm X 1550 mm
Exhibited Djanogly Gallery, University of Nottingham, 2019
Arts Council Collection
Artist's note. A study in fate. Toiling from their dense and muddy colours through clearer hues the favoured ones climb up to achieve transcendance, weightless and watercoloured. Meanwhile, those who choose the wrong path lose all colour and animation.