I'm sorry for the hiatus! Things have been busy.
Marshall paints cool, atmospheric scenes that have the vague quality of childhood memories. Faces and gestures may drift into a blur with backgrounds. Careful elision accentuates an intense nostalgic affect, a sensation of significance without articulable meaning. He uses thin, evidential layers of an earthy, primarily opaque, palette influenced by Odd Nerdrum, with whom he has studied. He recently spent a summer in Leipzig and had an exhibition in Ireland.
All oils on linen, 2008, dimensions not precisely known but around 30"x30":