The Shard's concrete core began appearing above theĀ surrounding roofline in 2010. Sprouting cranes like lobster claws, it was a fascinating thing to watch. Walking by it daily on the way to my studio in Waterloo, I decided to record its construction in drawings, paintings and moving image.Ā 

The Shard 2011-13 ( diptych), Enamel on canvas. 230 x 230 cms

Four drawings made on an iPad in 2011, north, east, south and west of The Shard

The Shard, Feb-March 201l. Oil on canvas 40 x 30 cms and 30 x 30 cms

The Shard from Bermondsey St Oil on panel 2011, 20 x20 cms

The Shard from north and west, 2012, oil on canvas, each 30 x 30 cms

The Shard from Railway Approach, 2012. Oil on canvas. 50 x 100 cms

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