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.
THE BODY SNATCHERS
Acrylic and ink on paper
57cm (H) x 77cm (W)
A dream like and surreal scene the image is partially drawn and partially painted leaving large areas of negative space untouched. A security guard and hermit crab have a nocturnal meeting while a voyeur can be seen secretly peeking in the back as the viewer also becomes a voyeur.
Acrylic and ink on paper, float mounted.