Early Years ·

Male Figure with Horse

Male Figure with Horse

History

Lack included a Matisse like figure to his rendering of this horse creating a visual conflict by the juxtaposition of different drawing styles. He drew the figure from memory and It appears he was exploring the combination of realistic and abstract drawing, perhaps as a nod to the artistic trends of the day. Over looking the visual problem this created with two different drawing styles his ability to capture the anatomy of the horse at this age and with no formal training is impressive.