Neil Plotkin interviews London-based painter Robert Dukes. Dukes discusses his life and work including his time in art school and painting after the old masters. He also discusses a hiatus from, and return to, painting through "the painting of a coffee mug (1998)... Finally, a realised image as opposed to the gestural paintings I’d been producing..."
Edited by artist Brett Baker, Painters' Table highlights writing from the painting blogosphere as it is published and serves as a platform for exploring blogs that focus primarily on the subject of painting.