‘Ross’ work masterfully encapsulates realism and desire.’
Jake Shears, The Scissor Sisters
Visitors to my exhibitions often ask me, ‘What is this painting about?’ My reply is, ‘It’s whatever you decide it’s about.’ I really do find it intriguing to hear everyone’s interpretations, which are always so varied.
When I saw the stacks of crumpled cars I thought they were a perfect metaphor for aging. They remind us that everything has a limited lifespan.
The art critic, Elwyn Lynn, referred to this period of my art as ‘undistressing surrealism’, which I think is apt.