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Nicholas O’Connell
[email protected] noconoconoconoco
I seek to deconstruct the notion of conventional painting by •
constructing artworks from building materials. I aim to challenge the viewers perceptions of what constitutes the formal elements found within the history of painting and how the use of building materials as painting imagery may inform how we look at the everyday constructed environment of the city we live in.
The Blue Hour
MDF, Pine, Steel, Particle board, Multipurpose foam, Tape, Wool, Spray, Masonite, Recycled timber. 187.2cm x 244.2cm x 9cm (approx)
Untitled (#8)
MDF, Particle board, Wool,
Multipurpose foam, Cedar, Cement, Masonite, Chipboard, Spray. 245cm x 192.2cm x 5cm (approx)

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