by Nicklaus Andersen in New Art on Monday 12 October 2009

Terry Rowlett’s bright, finely rendered paintings use Renaissance posing, compositional techniques, and color symbolism in juxtaposition with modern industrial implements and precarious ecosystems to interrogate modern conundrums like religious ecstasy, gender roles, and technological ‘progress’, all with a unified stoic irony that ultimately evokes sympathy in the viewer.