New oil paintings by Jonathan Viner

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By Clara Lieu in New Art on Tuesday 31 July 2012

The psychologically charged figurative oil paintings of Jonathan Viner stimulate intrigue and mystery with their unusual and strange visual narratives. He uses a bold, spontaneous process that allows for a painting to slowly generate and reveal itself. Inspired by old master paintings, contemporary illustration, to 1970′s film, and internet images, Viner has fabricated a world of heightened realism and intensity.

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Oil paintings by Joram Roukes

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 July 2012

Netherlands-based artist Joram Roukes is known for his large-scale oil paintings that mix images of people with random images.

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Shane Campbell

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 25 November 2008

Clowns lie flattened on their backs or slumped over on park benches in Shane Campbell’s oil paintings. Parades seem more like funeral processions, passersby whisper hateful lies, and cops keep a menacing watch. The muted and drab colors and the crude, wash-like brushwork heighten the sense of doom and gloom in Campbell’s pieces, conveying a sense of despondence, hopelessness, and humiliation. Powerful stuff.

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Andy Espinoza

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By Zolton in New Art on Sunday 9 November 2008

Florida-based artist, Andy Espinoza, studies at the Ringling College of Art and Design, majoring in Illustration. His paintings are beautifully conceptualised, rich in narrative and technically impressive. Of his work, he says: ‘I see each human figure as a unique challenge. I am coaxed to find the unique relationship between the shapes and tones that […]

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