Tim Maguire: Near and Far - Art Collector

Tim Maguire, Untitled 20140101, 2014. Oil on canvas, 233 x 160cm. Courtesy: the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

In his latest exhibition Tim Maguire juxtaposes six new paintings of poppies under a blue summer sky with a suite of six lightboxes of brooding land and skyscapes. In both the paintings and lightboxes, Maguire continues to utilize his ‘colour separation’ technique whereby radiant layers of yellow, magenta and cyan are thinly applied sequentially, each layer being splashed with solvents before it dries. By making each layer of paint translucent, Maguire seeks to make his painting process transparent so that every gesture and mark is visible, the paint hovering and glowing like luminous dew drops on petals.

Exhibition opens: 6pm Thursday 6 March 2014
Exhibition closes: 30 March 2014
Location: Martin Browne Contemporary, 15 Hampden Street, Paddington NSW 2021
Contact: 02 9331 7997
Email: info@martinbrownecontemporary.com

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