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" Stainless Steel Chain Links Sculpture "
by MIKE VAN DAM
20-04-2018 - 31-05-2018

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"Contemporary Bronze"
by STEPHEN GLASSBOROW
20-04-2018 - 31-05-2018

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"ArtSoho at Frame 88 Willoughby "
by ART EXHIBITIONS SOHO SYDNEY
21-04-2018 - 30-05-2018

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                                                       MICHAEL                                                         WHITEHEAD whitespacer MICHAEL WHITEHEAD

Contemporary Abstract Paintings   by Michael Whitehead

My work is the creation of usually large layered abstract paintings. I like each brush stroke to challenge the previous one, the creation of deliberate tension, resistance and intensity is important to me. I might lay down large blocks of colour may be to capture or reflect light, and at other times employ a more subdued palette, so that the under-painting might appear to be attempting to break through to provide a glimpse of a secret world beneath.

 I believe a painting has to be instinctive and have a sense of urgency but yet remain precise. If paint runs across a canvas it's because I'm happy for it to go there or I may have even encouraged it to do so. Every stroke, every line, is intended to leave a record of its journey. I want the works exhibit no fear of exposing their inner selves -the "complexity of construction" if you like, - of how they came to be.



Exhibitions at Soho Galleries by MICHAEL WHITEHEAD
Abstraction Group Exhibition - 03-04-2017 to 31-05-2018
Abstract Art - Art Month - 15-03-2018 to 31-03-2018
 
Artworks from "Abstraction Group Exhibition" Exhibition
                                              The Ocean
The Ocean
                                             Proclaim
Proclaim
                                             Push
Push
                                           Declaration
Declaration
                                     MW Western Plains
MW Western Plains
                             MURMUR OR A PRAYER
MURMUR OR A PRAYER
                          MORE THAN IT EVER WAS
MORE THAN IT EVER WAS
                    PUSH
PUSH
            ADAGE
ADAGE
   JUNCTURE
JUNCTURE
   MOMENT
MOMENT
   MW  CLOSER
MW CLOSER
   MW Way Out West
MW Way Out West
  BOND
BOND
  Occasion
Occasion
 VISIT
VISIT
  

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Artworks from "Abstract Art - Art Month" Exhibition
                                              The Ocean
The Ocean
                                             Proclaim
Proclaim
                                             Push
Push
                                           Declaration
Declaration
                             MURMUR OR A PRAYER
MURMUR OR A PRAYER
                          MORE THAN IT EVER WAS
MORE THAN IT EVER WAS
                    PUSH
PUSH
            ADAGE
ADAGE
   JUNCTURE
JUNCTURE
   MOMENT
MOMENT
   MW  CLOSER
MW CLOSER
   MW Way Out West
MW Way Out West
  Occasion
Occasion
 VISIT
VISIT
  

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