Melbourne, 8 Feb 2022 — 26 Feb 2022

35 Derby Street [PO Box 1183], Collingwood 3066

Paintings
- John Anderson

“I like to make paintings that show the puzzle of existence. Something that when people look at it they say, yes I have felt that.“ – John Anderson
John Anderson’s vivid oil paintings are imbued with a deep sense of nostalgia, where glamorous women, vintage cars and a myriad of earthly delights are woven together in enigmatic narratives. The filmic quality of Anderson’s work is heightened by his expressive brushwork; his bold manipulation of the oil paint enhancing the sensuous nature of both medium and subject.
This exhibition showcases Anderson’s masterful skills as a Romantic painter. His love of lush paint surfaces, brilliant colour harmonies and visually sumptuous compositions is evident in both his landscapes and his figurative-narrative works. This enthralling body of work in varying scale, includes the masterful, multi-panelled 5 metre paint​ing; Main Street.
John Anderson’s paintings reveal themselves as poetically connected images like stories without clear conclusions, evocative of dreams or mystifyingly intertwined memories.
John Anderson
John Anderson is without question a Romantic painter. Romanticism was characterised by its emphasis on …
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