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52 x 52 cm
20.47 x 20 in


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  • About the work


The production of small format works mark the departure from Australia for the artist. The School of Paris was the focus of a research residency at La Cite Internationale Des Arts Paris during late 2009 that was the impetus for a new series of small format works. Drawing parallels from both Eugene Leroy and Jean Dubuffet colour palette and sensibility, lush colours are abandoned for natural earth colours.

Working with the same intentions as an alchemist, the artist seeks a transformative experience. As you look at the work there is no reading of linear perspective: your gaze lays flat across the surface.

During his time in Paris the artist pared back the scale of his earlier works, but retained the same sense of vigour and restlessness in the quality surface of the paint.

As quoted by the artist himself during his stay in Paris, “The architectural surfaces of Paris are laden with centuries of graffiti, posters, filth and humanity. The works draw upon these references and the sense of transience, the passing of time, the organic and a sense of the antique.”

This work is delivered framed by the artist (size incl frame: 54,5 x 54,5 cm)

A picture of the work with its frame is available upon request.

Print Media

Bevan, Robert- An Unexpected Perspective-The Australian Financial Review,27th May 2010
Cacka, Maris International Painting Symposium Exhibition Catalogue,Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre,Latvia September 11,2017
Crawford,Ashley- Apocalypse Now As The Sleeper Wakes Catalogue Essay 1 May 2016
Crawford,Ashley- Secret Histories -Pentimento Exhibition,Catalogue Essay Melbourne,16th April,2015
Crawford, Ashley- 5x5 Exhibition London, Catalogue Essay, 27 May,2010
Jeune,Francois- Color Fields, Catalogue Essay, Paris Nov 29tth 2013
Maconachie Robert On Challenging Mud Anthony White’s Crossing The Rubicon Catalogue Essay 1st September 2016
Maconachie Robert Signs of Civilisation Catalogue Essay 5th April 2018
Odowd,Jo “White one of eleven chosen for Symposium Project” The South Coast Register,NSW Australia,9th August 2017

Online Periodicals/Blogs

Bahadur,Tulika Signs of Civilisation On Art and Aesthetics Blog, 29th March 2018
Brennan, Valerie-Contemporary Approaches to Painting Studio Critical blogspot 5th October 2010
Goodro,Tyler Modern Design Art Plastolux Blog Anthony White International Painting Symposium Nov 16 2017
Lytton, Harry, The Art of the Antipodes-The Aburturian Online Magazine, 5x5 at The Menier Gallery May 28, 2010

Radio/Television Interview

Cheng,Vennes Interview on The Works Programme RTHK Television,Hong Kong Feb 15 2013
Whelan, Phil Interview on Morning Brew Program RTHK Radio 3 Hong Kong January 13 2013
McCulloch Alex The Arts Show Radio Audio Interview on The Arts Show Jewish Australia Radio 87.8FM
14 April 2015
McCulloch,Alex The Arts Show Radio Interview on The Arts Show Jewish Australia Radio 87.8FM
26 September 2014

About the Artist

1976 Sydney, Australia

Anthony White is an Australian abstract painter who was born in Sydney in 1976. He creates gestural abstract paintings informed by an awareness of surface and physicality. He currently lives and works in Paris, France.


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52 x 52 cm

3450,00 €

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