Household Incantation (make sure you lock the back door on your way out) (2021)
Synthetic polymer paint skin mounted on bleached ply
111cm x 96cm diagonal
I attempt to question our existence via each artworks poetic gestural abstraction. Time, space, life and death are deep considerations within each piece, reinforced by Buddhist and Vedic knowledge into reincarnation and meditation.
These symbolic gestures of abstraction act like a language unto itself. It is a journey into consciousness, like a wild, hypnotic ride into the tesseract.
The nature of each artworks naming reverts the viewers attention back to the present moment and the significance of our existence. Themes of anthropology, cultural views or common ideals are thrown into the vortex of abstraction so that the onlooker seeks to make sense of the correlation.
The idea was to work with paint in its solid state. Such is the technological advances in acrylic paint that has enabled the ability to approach painting 3 dimensionally, thus helping to fuse each artwork created into alchemical state.
The shape is determined by the final painted gesture like a hand print is unique to the individual. There are no boundaries or confined areas. The expression of mark making is characterised and definite.
Brett Anthony Moore
A recent BFA graduate at The National Art School, Sydney and majoring in Painting, some of Brett’s most recent highlights include being a finalist of Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee and a finalist of the Gosford Regional Art prize for two consecutive years. By Exhibiting regularly since the late 1990’s, Brett has received recent successful solo shows at Gaffa Gallery and Brunswick Street Gallery and has contributed to many group and solo shows both in Australia and the UK in this time. Amongst his expansive experience in various arts industries, Brett has included himself in Community Arts programs, worked as a Scenic Artist for Sydney Theatre Company, was employed as a graphic designer and jnr Art Director in the Advertising industry and more recently works as a part time painter and decorator, all of which contribute to a rich and highly experienced approach to his art. He has completed many commission paintings and sold to private collectors of his work in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, London and Cambridge, including the Whitbread chain in Brighton, England. Currently practicing professionally at Paint. Studios, Marrickville.