Artist's Statement: This painting is view from my studio, I have a giant rock on the property which also features in the painting and in a lot of my new work. Its like a gigantic whale, in between painting and stoking the fire I put on my climbing boots and do some solo climbing on it. This painting is also a meditation on the paddocks out the front, they fill with water and from the water comes symbols and signals. - Phil Stallard
Medium: Oil & acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 152.5 x 153 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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