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TIM MAGUIRE LIGHT FALL 2011


TIM MAGUIRE LIGHT FALL 2011 17 August – 11 September 2011

MARTIN BROWNE CONTEMPORARY 15-21 HAMPDEN STREET PADDINGTON NSW 2021 TEL: 02 9331 7997 FAX: 02 9331 7050 info@martinbrownecontemporary.com www.martinbrownecontemporary.com GALLERY HOURS: TUESDAY - SUNDAY 11AM - 6PM

Cover Image: Light Fall VII, 2011, Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP, 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall IV, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall III, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall V, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall II, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall VI, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall I, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall VIII, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


Light Fall VII, 2011 Duratran on lightbox, ed. 5 + 1 AP 180 x 100 cm


“I have always been fascinated by light. Paintings in early exhibitions in the 1980s often depicted light glowing through slits and openings, light reflected under bridges, light reflected on water. Images in this new exhibition, Light Fall 2011, also talk about light (light shining through transparent berries and translucent petals). They also literally use light as their medium to convey these images. I’ve been playing with the idea of lightboxes for a while. When I began to work from my own photographs some years ago, it was when digital cameras were just becoming affordable, and I was fascinated by the often strange and unearthly light in those photos when viewed on a glowing computer screen. For some years now I’ve been making paintings with very thin transparent pure colour, trying to emulate on canvas that slightly unearthly digital glow, and inevitably that has led me to try to reproduce that effect by illuminating the work itself. My last exhibition Light and Water (Martin Browne Fine Art, Sydney, and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne) used lightboxes, with purely photographic, albeit quite abstract imagery. This exhibition marries the medium of this new work with the more figurative subject matter and painterly process of earlier work. The images start life as photographs. The images, after some digital manipulation, are hand painted, using a process of colour separation adapted from printmaking, before being scanned, digitally assembled into a virtual painting which is then printed onto photographic film. They are in effect a fusion of photography, printmaking and painting.” Tim Maguire, July 2011

SELECTED CV Born: 1958, Chertsey, United Kingdom Immigrated to Australia 1959     Lives and works in France and the UK since 1992 COLLECTIONS National Gallery of Australia Art Gallery of New South Wales National Gallery of Victoria Art Gallery of South Australia Numerous public and private collections in Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK and Europe


MARTIN BROWNE CONTEMPORARY 15-21 HAMPDEN STREET PADDINGTON NSW 2021 TEL: 02 9331 7997 FAX: 02 9331 7050 info@martinbrownecontemporary.com www.martinbrownecontemporary.com GALLERY HOURS: TUESDAY - SUNDAY 11AM - 6PM

Tim Maguire - Lightfall 2011  

Opening: Wednesday 17 August 6-8pmExhibition: 17 August – 11 September 2011

Tim Maguire - Lightfall 2011  

Opening: Wednesday 17 August 6-8pmExhibition: 17 August – 11 September 2011

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