WITH MY PAINTBOX
Thurs 18th Nov. - 5th Dec. 2004
McGrath's Art Gallery
240 Miller St,
the stark powerful landscapes of Northern Australia to the soft
atmospheric images of Tuscany and the Veneto, John Lovett's paintings are
inspired by his observation of and reaction to a wide variety of
with my paint box is a combination of smaller spontaneous works done on
location and a series of larger paintings based on sketches, notes and
ideas collected from various places.
smaller works are a vibrant mixture of watercolour, pastel, ink and
gouache. They are full of life and vitality, capturing the essence and
atmosphere of the subject.
larger works include oils, acrylics and mixed media. They have the loose,
spontaneous character of the smaller works but are built up into rich,
layered textures, balanced with broad, understated washes and areas of
exhibition offers an insight into the artistís process of observation
and interpretation. The product is a refinement of emotion and atmosphere
evoked by the subject.
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