Midday ferry Haiku
Artist's Statement: A painting about the Ferry, at midday, mid-week, the water reflects turquoise (my spirit colour). I have been trying to paint the ferry ever
since I moved the studio here. The numbers are painted upside down because that is how it looks from the car. Its also amusing that I did the painting about the mid-day ferry at night – that’s irony for you. - Phil Stallard
Medium: Oil & acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 122 x 200 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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