WINTER EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
‘Exquisitely sensitive portraits of a Scottish scarecrow and
French ventriloquist doll, a daring new portrayal of the
classic Madonna and Child theme and a masterly range
of painted assemblages confirm the continuing power of
Yates’s unique imagination. In this group of new works
he has overcome a multitude of technical and thematic
challenges few other artists could contemplate. The
assemblages in particular greatly impress me, this is a
most demanding discipline and was a cornerstone of the
early surrealist movement. The assemblages in this
exhibition are outstanding and have not inherited any
influences, they have evolved independently to continue
that proud tradition on their own terms.’
FALLING ANGEL THROWS A SHOE
MADONNA AND CHILD
A DRESSING ROOM MIRROR FOR HELENE VANEL
A FOOL PROOF SYSTEM FOR WINNING AT ROULETTE
WHOSE MOVE? I.
WHOSE MOVE? II.
WHOSE MOVE? III.
A MAGIC SEXTANT
TOY ROBOT CASTS A YO-YO INTO INFINITY