Artwork Description

Acrylic on canvas, stretched and ready to hang.

Signed on the back.

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The multi-layered interconnections & inspirations of this work ~
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"... NIGHT - A WARM CIRCLE of light, smell of a kerosene lamp, hot glass black with carbon.
Night birds call, moths come to the flame. Thrown shadow-patterns of Pepper Tree leaves echo the shelter of old lace curtains and tablecloths ... "

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THIS COLLECTABLE MASTER-WORK painting is from the Artist’s Private Collection. The work has never been available on the Art Market before. It has been exhibited in major exhibitions, public galleries and museums, and is a unique, high quality investment painting by a multi award-winning Australian contemporary artist
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FROM A DISTANCE my paintings echo the abstract dimensions of landscape – large forms may well be hills, bushes, trees, rocks, vines humped over sticks … OBSERVED CLOSELY the work invites a Zen meditation akin to Haiku poetry, smells, sound, alchemy and magic - where intricate multi-layered organisms flicker in fields of translucent glazes and Figurative Abstraction, and memories trigger deep responses to the natural world
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VERSO (BACK OF PAINTING): The front surfaces and sides of all my paintings are perfect, varnished and impeccable. The back surfaces (verso) reveal their Australian history through forgivable peculiarities and hints – patches of gold leaf over old titles … paint and minor marks … gathered as they travelled from bush sites and city studios to major Exhibitions, Art Museums and Public Art Galleries
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PLEASE NOTE FRAMING: Requires NO Framing - 3cm GALLERY FINISHED EDGES in Dutch Gold Leaf and/or Paint are an integral part of the work and looks good from all sides
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MONTHS IN THE MAKING: - Original one-of-a-kind Painting created by hand and painted over many months
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PLEASE NOTE DISPATCH: these large high-quality artworks require professional packaging so please allow a little more time for turn-around
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TECHNICAL INFORMATION –
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- PAINTING: Mixed Media + Acrylic + Gold Leaf on canvas
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- SIZE: 152cm x 152cm (5ft. x 5ft.)
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- FINISH: layers of high-quality semi-gloss acrylic varnish
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- PAINT: high pigment quality non-toxic water-based materials and acrylics
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- LAYERS: including layers of clear gloss finish between layers
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- VISUAL DEPTH: multilayered gloss varnish and transparent/translucent paint
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- HANGING: wired and ready to hang
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- CANVAS: heavy duty canvas finished with layers of French-polished gesso
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- STRETCHER: canvas stretched on high grade wooden stretcher with cross-bars
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- SIGNED: full signature on the back
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- AUTHENTICITY: signed certificate of authenticity
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- IN-SITU IMAGES: PLEASE NOTE In-situ installation images are for display purposes and may not be an exact representation of size listed. PLEASE CHECK size in your space before purchasing
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- PACKAGING FREIGHT DELIVERY: Ships securely in strong thick cardboard box, layers of bubble wrap over acid free paper
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- INSURANCE: All paintings are sent fully insured
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- HANGING: This painting is big and weighs 7-8 kilos – so if you feel uneasy about hanging, please consider having it installed by a professional hanger
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Medium

Mixed media + polymers/acrylics + gold leaf on canvas - with gilded sides

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Stretched and ready to hang

This artwork is currently stretched and ready to hang.

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