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Darkness and Light
On The Tasman

Adrian Bradbury‘s visceral paintings
of dawn and dusk over the Tasman Sea.

This small suite of paintings is a continuation of Adrian’s last body of work First Light.

“It continues my fascination with the dawn light over the Tasman Sea. The subtle gradations of light to dark, and contrast between night and day that can be experienced before the sun rises.”
– Adrian Bradbury

In an attempt to make interesting, visceral paintings of high intensity, Adrian has focused on a strong contrast between lights and darks, and has worked quickly applying oil paint in thick, broad gestures.

There is a shift in these paintings towards a deeper and more physical engagement with the material qualities of paint, and the works are an almost tactile experience for the viewer.


EXHIBITION DATES: 
Friday 1 December 2017 – Wednesday 3 January 2018
Open 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday / 9:00am – 2:00pm Saturdays
Closed between Christmas – New Year (exact dates tbc)

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OFFICIAL OPENING: 
Friday 1 December 2017 @ 6:00pm


 


Image Credits:
Adrian Bradbury. (detail). Oil on canvas.
Adrian Bradbury. First Light on a Tumultuous Sea. Oil on canvas.

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