Like the mythological Arcadia, the composite garden-scapes depicted by Karl Maughan do not exist in reality but come from the imagination of the artist. Using a palette of jewel-like hues, he paints flowers and foliage as they would be in an eternal garden – in bright, full bloom, untouched by time or decay.
Karl Maughan: In Through the Outdoor - Art Collector
Ever faithful to his signature subject – the garden, for In Through the Outdoor Karl Maughan employs the technique of running his paintings together. Some works operate both as individual pieces or those that can be joined together to create a diptych. As a grouping this latest body of work is dynamic; the paintings are vibrant renditions bursting with saturated colour. There is a sophistication and maturity of style evident in In Through the Outdoor that is testament to the dedication…