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Swirls Blue 2By Simon Findlay

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US$ 2,700


Overview

2019

Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 450cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 59.1" (H) x 177.2" (W) x 0.8" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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This item ships from Germany

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Artist Statement

The artist composed this piece by energetically swinging a broom at a canvas, whilst trying not to touch it. The movements use his full force of power as he propels the paint towards the wall. Over the space of the hour, the paint progresses from lighter blue and watery to darker blue and thicker.
This is part of the artist’s ongoing self reflection practice, where he would paint for a few hours intuitively, and allow his current mood, along with his perception of the day/moment to flow through himself.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1990
Hometown: Melbourne
Based in: Berlin

Simon Findlay works on his personal relationship with colour through exhaustive durational visual expression.

He has thrown rocks in a snow storm whilst wearing only short shorts, painted using only blue for a year, used brooms to make paintings, ripped canvases apart to then staple them back together, thrown paint inside …

 

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