by Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 23 November 2012

On first sight, the paintings of British artist Katie Sims seem to be very dynamic and in movement. On second sight, you can spot abstract landscapes and rural environments. And if you’re a total pro, you realize that a lot of her paintings are a homage to the masterpieces by Mantegna and Poussin, but translated in a contemporary context by undermining the compositional structure of the original masterpiece.