Artist Statement: A celebration of the new season, a field full of daisies and daffodils, the air heady with the perfumed scent of flowers, the mother playing bouncy bounce with her gleeful toddler on her knee as both languish in the golden light and warmth of a perfect spring morning. - John Maitland.
Medium: Acrylic/Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 120 x 150 cms
CHG Director's Statement: John Maitland is considered by some “one of Australia’s most exciting artists” (John Norris, Prime Arts Publishing), while his works have been referred to as “possessing the exquisite line and colour of a Matisse”.
John Maitland captures children, people, families and indigenous Australians within their environment. His compositions provide insight into the personality of those within his paintings or their connection to the landscape, giving the viewer a yearning for life's simple pleasures. His figurative paintings are colourful, alluring, ethereal, dreamy and command a strong following.
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