'There is a profound lyricism in the work of Arryn Snowball. His paintings are deceptively simple, unengaging, yet at the same time demanding attention – enigmas that seem to get under your skin [...] Transfixed by this impressive exhibition of paintings, all oil and tempera on linen, for some inexplicable reason I kept on thinking of an aphorism by the American minimalist artist Brice Marden. “Working on these paintings, there's always an idea which is an ideal. It's always impossible... But I think every time, maybe, I just get closer to some impossible thing…”'