Max Dingle - Artist
In my work I have at the back of my mind various beliefs, rituals, poetry, stories and myths to inform abstract images expressed in paint and steel. In the past I have been influenced by Greek myths and currently the Spanish poet and playwright Fredrico García Lorca.
The above provides a mindset or a framework, in an effort to give the works enough in common to hang together in an exhibition. However each work produced is a stand alone without any need to reference other works, mythology or historical art practice.
At a fundamental level my art is ultimately influenced by a number of other factors, these include contemporary dance, such as Melbourne's Chunky Move, Adelaide's Australian Dance Theatre and the Sydney Dance Company, the art of others that I have been exposed to, especially the artists whose works are on the walls of my home, the art I live with every day. By the landscape and environment I live in, the bush and garden at my south coast home.
New Collages in 2018
The Wall - Max Dingle new works
5.30pm 17 August 2018
This exhibition will be at The Wall, a shop front exhibition space in an Arcade in Ulladulla on the South Coast NSW run by artist and author Robert Hollingworth. I will be including three paintings and two sculptures all of which will be a slight departure in style. The steel sculptures have been folded, twisted , hammered into shape rather than cut grind and welding. The paintings are overall abstraction, but on a larger scale and I have abandoned the geometric elements, at least in these few works. (NB The 3rd painting is not completed as yet, an image will be added in due course)
Opening - 5.30pm to 7.30pm Friday 17 August 2018
The WALL art projects, Eastside Mall, 113 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW
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