Monday, September 12, 2011

Sullivan + Strumpf - Matthew Allen












Ok, I’m a bit late putting this post up, missed my own deadline... sorry!

I was a little excited about the news that Matthew had been picked up by a well established Gallery with a good reputation, so we can all be happy for him and hope this new relationship is long lasting.

And what a new space it is, my first visit and I’m overwhelmed by the sheer size of it.

‘Green over Orange’, acrylic and oil on canvas, 2008 would have to be my #1 favourite, when the afternoon light hit it at an angle the colours just changed, in fact these works need changing light to really propel themselves to even more greatness. And I’m always attracted to green.

These works are open fields of colour, colour which has melted together forming infinite colour ‘fields’. Beautiful sumptuous colours, thinly applied to the inch of there lives.

This was a wonderful show and I wait with bated breath till his next show. Well done!

Fleur MacDonald

25th August - 10th September 2011
www.ssfa.com.au