Matthew Hilton

Matthew Hilton (British, b. 1948)

Born in London 1948, Matthew Hilton presently lives and works in North Norfolk.

The making of pictures is a primary human activity. I would like to be seen as picturing the age – demonstrating what it is to be human at this moment-‘ (interviewed in 1983). It’s a tricky thing, the subconscious. There is a form of encoding when we perceive something in the outside world which relates to the memory. We imbue the perceived object with a freight of memory – ‘ (Matthew Hilton interviewed by Mary Sara).