Climbing Up by Gohar Goddard
Born in Persia Gohar Goddard was educated in France and the foothills of the Himalayas. She came to England in her teens, working for a variety of organisations including the British Council, Jaeger and the NHS. In mid career, she set up Ziggurat, an elegant shop in Kensington, specialising in luxury yarns, followed by the creation of her own design label, English Weather, specialising in cashmere knitwear and silk and cashmere scarves. Attracted to the ceramics of Lucie Roe, she then trained as a potter. Over the last twenty years she has devoted most of her time to painting and drawing, finding inspiration in the work of William Scott, Roger Hilton, Tapies and Basquiat.
‘I am first and foremost a colourist. When I start painting, I begin by mixing colour, trying out new combinations of tints. I apply layer upon layer of these experimental pigments to the canvas, building up texture that appeals…’
In stock76 × 76 cm