Private collectors include Elton John, David and Victoria Beckham, Simon Fuller, Philip Treacy and Mathew Williamson, and their work is in the corporate collections of many large companies including The Virgin Group, Sainsbury’s PLC and Reuters.
On my first visit to the Carters’ studio I all but fell over a tangle of what at first appeared to be …? Actually, I’d no idea what it was. I only registered it in the act of disentangling myself from it: a mass of black wires held together with duct tape in the tradition of motorcycle couriers and space junk. ..
Exploring the zone where the processes of painting and photography intersect, the Carter’s have developed a unique process. After ‘painting’ light directly onto photo-sensitive paper, actual paint is then applied to the original cibachrome print. The finished works are mounted on aluminium and framed.