Artist's Statement: I love Galahs, the way they hang upside down on telegraph wires – they seem like Shakespearean fools of the air. This is a West Head painting, a meditation of the landscape there, I have been walking through that place all my life. This painting has references to maps, cartography, feeling out the landscape from above – a Galah’s perspective. I wanted to paint to the deepest most luscious orange /yellow I have ever painted...- Phil Stallard
Medium: Oil on board
Dimensions: 90 x 110 cms
CHG Director's Statement: Expressive, bursts of energy, strength of colour, and wall power are just some of the adjectives or phrases to describe Phil Stallard’s paintings. His style will refresh any interior with exciting incendiary like bursts of colour and tone! - Mark Widdup.
"There is a "total experience" in a Phil Stallard painting, a similar notion that no part of the painting is bland, or subordinate, or to be passed over. Stallard's work is very painterly indeed. His oil-paint is applied with a fluid lushness, a sensuousness, that recalls 1960’s Brett Whiteley." - Peter Pinson, OAM.
Read Peter Pinson's (OAM) exhibition introduction for Phil Stallard's 'Even Seahorses Get the Bends' here.
Learn more about CHG represented artist Phil Stallard by reviewing his artist profile here.
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