Indeed, if the paintings cause shock and horror in one section, they comfort with humour in another. Sansom refers to the paintings as slow burners—works that creep up behind you then hit you on the head (or tickle you under the armpits). 

Exhibition Dates: 15 July – 7 August 2010
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Gareth Sansom They shoot corsets don't they?, 2009; Oil and enamel on linen; 183 x 244 cm; enquire
They shoot corsets don't they?, 2009
Oil and enamel on linen
183 x 244 cm
Gareth Sansom Bliss, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 198 x 228.6 cm; enquire
Bliss, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
198 x 228.6 cm
Gareth Sansom Saint D'Do, 2009; Oil and enamel on linen; 183 x 244 cm; enquire
Saint D'Do, 2009
Oil and enamel on linen
183 x 244 cm
Gareth Sansom Damn chops, 2009; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 183 cm; enquire
Damn chops, 2009
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 183 cm
Gareth Sansom One peak (Motel slut) , 2010; Oil, enamel, acrylic and collaged digital photograph on linen; 183 x 122 cm; enquire
One peak (Motel slut) , 2010
Oil, enamel, acrylic and collaged digital photograph on linen
183 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Floating, 2009; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 183 cm; enquire
Floating, 2009
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 183 cm
Gareth Sansom Jiminy Cricket's brush with Vorticism, 2009; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 183 cm; enquire
Jiminy Cricket's brush with Vorticism, 2009
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 183 cm
Gareth Sansom Vertigo, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 183 cm; enquire
Vertigo, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 183 cm
Gareth Sansom Old time religion, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
Old time religion, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom No time!, 2010; Oil, enamel and collaged digital photographs on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
No time!, 2010
Oil, enamel and collaged digital photographs on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Landscape, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
Landscape, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Quixote, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
Quixote, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Coxswain, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
Coxswain, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Hello sailor!, 2010; Oil, enamel, and collaged digital photographs on linen; 122 x 122 cm; enquire
Hello sailor!, 2010
Oil, enamel, and collaged digital photographs on linen
122 x 122 cm
Gareth Sansom Fearless alien art school killers, 2010; Oil and enamel on linen; 183 x 244 cm; enquire
Fearless alien art school killers, 2010
Oil and enamel on linen
183 x 244 cm
Gareth Sansom A forensic possibility, 2010; Oil, enamel and collaged digital photographs on linen; 183 x 244 cm; enquire
A forensic possibility, 2010
Oil, enamel and collaged digital photographs on linen
183 x 244 cm