Geometric abstraction by British artist Tom Hackney.

Born in Taunton, Somerset in 1977, Tom Hackney is an artist who has developed a personal approach to the creative task of grid painting. In a series of grid canvases, Hackney creates a link to famous chess matches by Marcel Duchamp. Tom Hackney has studied from 1997 – 2000 at Manchester Metropolitan University where he received his BA (Hons) in Fine Art 1st Class. Later on, he studied from 2006 – 2008 at Goldsmiths College, University of London and graduated with a Masters Degree in Fine Art. Today he lives and works in London. Over the past years, his artworks could be seen in numerous exhibitions both nationally and abroad. A fine selection of work can be found additionally below. For more, please visit Tom Hackney’s website.

Chess Painting No. 61
Chess Painting No. 61 (Duchamp vs. Hanauer, New York, 1952) 42 x 42 cm, gesso & acrylic on linen, walnut frame, 2015
Chess Painting No. 79
Chess Painting No. 79 (Duchamp vs. Rozic, Paris, 1924) 66 x 66 cm, gesso on linen, oak frame, 2016
Chess Painting No. 14
Chess Painting No. 14, (Maas vs. Duchamp, Nice, 1930) 120 x 90 cm, oil on linen, 2011
Notation Drawing No. 2
Notation Drawing No. 2 (Duchamp vs. Barratz, Paris, 1925) 34 x 34 cm, pigment ink on archival paper, 2017
Smoke Without Fire
Smoke Without Fire, 30 x 21 cm, cast concrete, edition of 6 + 1AP, 2015

All images © by British artist Tom Hackney. Feel free to find more art inspiration on WE AND THE COLOR.


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