Painter Andy Cropper held an exhibition called The Moor: Present Memories, focusing on The Moor shopping area in Sheffield city centre. His artwork was displayed in shop windows on The Moor.
The Moor is due to be re-developed over the next few years. This painting features the balloon stall on The Moor.
The artwork focuses on Andy's own experiences of The Moor: "I've walked through it to get to college, to work, to shop, or just to dawdle." Now his artwork looks at the people who, like Andy, do their day-to-day tasks on The Moor.
Andy studied at the old Sheffield art college on Psalter Lane. He explains why he chose to paint these red roses for sale on The Moor: "This was a pure visceral reaction to the redness of the roses and the drips of water on the cellophane."
Andy's paintings are intensely life-like; many of them he painted from photographs.
"There was something about this group and their behaviour that almost mirrored the people that were milling around them," says artist Andy Cropper who painted these pigeons.
"This basket of dog toys has had me fascinated for ages," said Andy.
Whether on The Moor or in another city, we are more often than not being watched by Big Brother - CCTV! So Andy painted that too.
Andy captured an array of contrasting ages in this painting, from the teenager to the old woman on the bench.
Andy's paintings were on display in the Winter of 2009. You can find out more about Andy via his website - www.artbyandyonline.com
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