Wilde About Art

Book Signing, Tutti Pazzi Per Mario by Monya Flour

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These are 2 of my drawings which have been licensed as book covers. The covers were received very well by buyers and both books have since been reprinted.  

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Nocturnes - Drawing the Dancing Light

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Those of you who have followed my work for some time, have probably noticed my drawings have become increasingly dark this year. I’d like to let you know that these very dark drawings do not signify depression and nor are they about “discovering our inner darkness” as a friend suggested earlier this week. Quite the opposite. What I have been doing is observing.. that even in a dimly lit room or outdoors at night, if you take some time to allow your eyes to adjust.. you begin to see that there IS still light.. and you begin to see where...

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Inter-universal Consciousness

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Can’t sleep. Amusing myself with photoshop. Wondering if there’s an inter-universal consciousness.

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Self Portrait by Pierre Bonnard

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One of my favourite artworks at the Art Gallery of NSW is this deceptively simple painting, Self Portrait by Pierre Bonnard, circa 1938 - 1940, which is sadly not currently on display. When I first saw it in January 2019, it was hung in the 19th and 20th century European galleries on the ground floor. IIn a room containing the huge and ultra-weird Nude in a Rocking Chair by Picasso, a dreamlike Cezanne and fleshy, crowd-pulling Lucian Freud, the small Bonnard lay still, beside a doorway, like a shy guest at a party.   Shy but not unaware, the Artist has bathed himself in...

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Are Friends Electric?

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