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Weave – New Paintings by Ben Howe

Ben Howe Art Weave Exhibition

“Weave” is a new series of oil paintings by internationally renowned Australian artist Ben Howe. This exhibition brings together themes of mortality, isolation, longing, melancholy and loss and sits somewhere between the physical constraints of reality and the anarchic realm of the subconscious.

ONLINE CATALOGUE.

These paintings draw from gothic motifs, fairy tales and archaic tropes to explore broader issues relating to the physical and subjective self within contemporary society.

WHEN: Opens Saturday, SEP 23, 6pm – 9pm. FREE ENTRY! Ben Howe will be in attendance. Exhibition runs until OCT 15.

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Complimentary wine will be available at the opening. For those wanting a non-alcoholic option, we will also have drinks provided by Remedy Kombucha.

Ben Howe Excavation

Ben Howe (Australia) was born in London. Over the course of nearly two decades, he has explored the nature of consciousness, his own personal history and the incongruities of memory through his artwork in a career which has taken him to England, Germany, China and the USA. He holds a Master of Fine Art (with Distinction) from RMIT University and is the recipient of numerous grants, international residencies and fellowships. Action, isolation and refraction surface as thematic currents in the practice of an artist whose work functions as a platform for broader considerations relating to the physical and subjective self within contemporary society. Ben has developed a signature aesthetic that is at once hyper-realistic yet deeply concerned by the poetics of form and symbolism. His ambiguous and lonely works are often derived from preliminary explorations in other media, such as sculpture, photography and film; his process distorts the boundaries of the real and the perceived.

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WHEREbeinArt Gallery | 1 Sparta Place | Brunswick | VIC 3056 | Australia

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