PAUL TURNER - AUSTRALIA/ HONG KONG
Paul Turner is an Australian artist currently residing in Hong Kong.
He make images of the world around him, as the subject matter between artworks this aspect of his craft remains constant.
Though the images of people, places and social events are taken from his environment his own psyche creeps into the artwork as he is constructing it and images of other people and places start to take on a personal and self reflective quality.
BLUE ON PINK
Oil with wax on linen
50cm (H) x 40cm (W)
Thick and richly coloured oil paint has been applied and scraped back against a flat backdrop to create a portrait of a man in contemplation, weariness or a whole range of emotional states. The mood in which the viewer approaches the painting is easily reflected onto the painting itself.