The Personal Paintings from a Contemporary Figurative Artist living and working in the United Kingdom.

Society creates a very restrictive straight-jacket of conformity that puts huge limits on the intellect, the imagination and personal relationships. Pushing us down the narrow path. Resistance means exile.

Shane Hyde is renowned for making strong personal statements that are authentic responses to current political, environmental and social concerns. Expressions of anger at the current system. Rages against the machine.

"An artist must be an activist." Ai Weiwei