Thomas Miller

Artist's Statement

I am fascinated and inspired by great works of historic art and often make references to favourite masterpieces in my paintings. I enjoy placing historic images in a new context thus bringing past and present together in a new interpretation and paying homage to art works I admire.

After fifteen years working as a designer of theatrical productions I returned to my first love, painting. For many years still life painting was the foundation of my work. About ten years ago I began introducing references to historic art works on books placed in a still life. Then I expanded these references to include un