Arthur Russell 'Untitled (Between Two Points)'

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Arthur Russell had two passions in life: art, and pedagogy. He grew up in Wickepin, along the Wheatbelt of Western Australia. This experience of landscape suffuses his work, which is often set under a broad sun, shadows casting dramatic silhouettes.

In the striking ‘Untitled (Between Two Points)’, Russell envisions a nude figure suspended between two boulders. The configuration is poetic, a visual metaphor for being caught between a rock and hard place. Its a feat in composition, execution and vision.

Russell is an esteemed artist. He received a Centenary Medal in 2003 for his services to Art and Teaching, and is represented in numerous public collectors including at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. The profound ‘Untitled’ is a masterclass in watercolour — vivid and poetic.

It will enliven collections of the nude and works on paper.
 

Arthur RUSSELL (1927 - 2009)
'Untitled (Between Two Points)' 1995
watercolour on paper
Image Size: 59 x 77 cm
Dimensions: 74 x 95 x 2 cm
Signed: Initialled and dated bottom right.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
 
Condition: Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
 
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