Neil Dawson: Selected Works (2014)

Date & Time

31 May - 25 June 2014
10am to 6pm daily

Location

Venue: Milford Galleries

Address: 9A Earl Street

Town/Area: Queenstown

Price & Tickets

Price: This is a free event.

Contact Information

Organisation: milford galleries queenstown

Organiser: Jac Byron OR Sally Bulling

Phone: (03) 442 6896

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Neil Dawson is a sculptural magician. He uses paradox, illusion, transparency, shadow, scale alteration, repetition and the dynamics of momentum as he manipulates perspective and form.

He instigates transformations and builds visual riddles using parallax, interference, reflection and refraction. He blurs boundaries between the tangible and intangible, between the real and imagined. He uses architectural devices, interlacing geometric patterns, illusions of mass, spiralling patterns, sweeping arcs and notions of rising and falling in masterful works that defy convention.

He allows colour to alter as you watch, and hides hues on undersides and edges that are discovered and revealed. He juxtaposes constructed and natural objects – making clouds out of chairs, I-beams, birds, darts; cones out of leaves – in works that tell partial stories and attain wonderful lightness of being.

Selected Works covers seven years and six significant series, and includes new works.

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