Spencer, Stanley - Landscapes 01 - Southwold
Type of spiritual experience
Throughout his life Spencer painted landscapes. He said he had never intended to be a landscape painter, doing them mainly to earn money. It is ironic that his landscapes were always popular since he seldom enjoyed painting them. It irritated him that they sold well when his other kinds of pictures were sometimes ridiculed or misunderstood.
I have more or less only been a camera: a camera that had some inkling of what I liked…