recent paintings


Paintings of alfresco recreational activities playfully exploring images of male sensuality and identity.


In her installation of paintings, The Sphinx (2018), Janet Sainsbury spies on the post-war indulgences and encounters between these great modernist thinkers, and surveys their proximity, their insecurities and their virile competition. Loose marks over the canvases give the imagined narrative room to unfold and make space for limbs to flail. (Bob Gelsthorpe, Od Arts Festival, 2018)


A series of LP-sized portraits of pop stars and smaller paintings of pop fans installed in the window of Oxfam Music Shop during Art Week Exeter, May 2018.










3 thoughts on “recent paintings

  1. Love your website Janet, and your work looks stunning. Lovely to see your paintings, I particularly like your self portraits.

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