Water Painting (1998)
He made a name for himself while young, while the YBA’s (Young British Artists) were ‘it’. This name he made for himself was through his ‘door’ paintings. I recall seeing an interview him years ago saying how he came to a point he couldn’t paint another one or he’d go mad. So in his change over to what he is still doing now- he was swiftly dropped by his gallery, who seemed much happier for him to go mad, as long as it sold paintings. His view was that he’d been poor before- so he could do it again (that won me over). I guess he had faith on what he was working on, and what he felt he could do.