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This site shows the range and history of Guy Martyr's art. Much of the work is available for exhibition or sale; it is all available to be part of the conversation. If interested, please use the email in the Contact page. Studio visits may be made by arrangement. 

GALLERY FOCUS

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Clouds

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Offcuts

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Earlier work

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'Bronze', August 2022, wood, varnish, pigment, steel; total height 83.5 inches. From 'Offcuts' series

'Gold', August 2022, wood, varnish, pigment, gold leaf, steel; total height 57.5 inches. From 'Offcuts' series

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'Covid Medic' 3/7/20; oil on canvas; 12 x 10 inches

Bed - completed August 2020, pine

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'The Potato Eaters' 1992; installation, private house, Birmingham; casein, pigment, ceiling light

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'Cloud Formation' 28.10.19; wood shavings, glue; c.6 x 8 x 5 inches

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'A Difficult Painting for a Difficult Time' May 2019;

oil paint/wax on canvas; 24 x 24 inches

'All Square v'; September 2018; oil paint/wax on canvas; 36 x 36 inches

'Disarticulating Trauma' December 2018; a performance by Guy Martyr

'Broken Fence' 15th July 2018; oak, wood stain, rusty nails; 86 x 36 x 3 inches

'The End of the Beginning', December 2017; wood, wood stain; 48 x 40 x 6 inches

'White Coral' 2017; wood, glue, sprayed ink; 35 x 18 x 3 inches

Performance: 'A Five Day Cleaning Event' 1988; cleaning pedestrian underpasses in Birmingham city centre.  

'The Best Hand' 2017; wood, oil paint; 22 x 18.5 x 4.5 inches

'Parting', 2016; pencil, sprayed ink on paper; 9 x 7 inches -

from the series, 'Birmingham Central Library valedictory'

Performance: 'A Five Day Cleaning Event' 1988, Guy Martyr cleaning pedestrian underpasses, St. Chad's Circus Queensway, Birmingham

'1=G', 2016; wood, enamel paint; c.10 x 4 x 6 inches 

'St. Chad's Circus Queensway, featuring Kennedy Memorial Mosaic', 1988, photo copy of composite photograph mounted on plasterboard, with shaped frame.  

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Entrance Door, Christ Church, Tolladine, Worcester. 

Designed, made and installed by Guy Martyr; material, local oak felled in storm; completed July 2005

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Guy Martyr singing his song 'Children of Syria'

From the Rotunda series 'Incomplete Line' 2019;  embroidery thread, paper; 9 x 7 inches