A questing spirit

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I saw Merlyn Chesterman’s art at the RA Summer Exhibition this year, and then a week later on holiday with friends in North Devon, which is where Merlyn lives and works.

There’s a strong movement in the compositions, which seem to be influenced by East Asian traditions, including manga comic strips.

I understand that Merlyn and her family have links to Hong Kong, and the B&B she runs is full of Chinese objects and books. What a fascinating and independent mind, and striking art.

There is more available to view on the website of Pine Feroda, the collective that Merlyn sometimes works in.

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Isn’t this one incredibly beautiful?

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