Jonathan Wateridge

9 Oct 2020–14 Nov 2020


TJ Boulting, in association with Mark Sanders Art Consultancy, is proud to present This Side of Paradise, a series of new paintings by British artist Jonathan Wateridge. The title of the show refers to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920 debut novel of the same title, which told of the downfall of its protagonist from wealth and privilege. Similarly in this series Wateridge presents a fall from paradise perceived through the backdrop of a swimming pool, the symbol of affluence, and the fulcrum around which all the works pivot. But where is this paradise, is it a reality or fiction, or both, and what does its fall represent?

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