“It is to be hoped that the second showing of these important paintings will provide the opportunity to rectify [their] original oversight and stimulate debate about their historical importance.” Warwick Brown, 2015.
“Perhaps the real theme of his pictures is complex simplicity. He asked big questions of life and found amidst the inherent tragedy a beauty and simplicity.” David Wansbrough, 2015.
“Line excites and possibly directs Gilderdale. It flows, overlaps, twists, thrusts across his picture surface, unifying his calligraphic images and impressions which arise from some archetypal source.” Elizabeth Grierson, 1989.