Stewart Merrett’s work is an unabashed celebration of life. Whether sun-soaked open seas or the delights of domestic life, his vision evades, in his words, being overly “intimidating, precious or intellectual”.
‘Windsurfers’ is a triumph of composition. In neon tones, Merrett captures the speed and glamour of boating. Like a visual martini, there is a dash of Miami heat, a twist of 1980’s boldness and a sprig of breakneck speed.
Across his career, Merrett won acclaim for his textile art and screenprints. He created murals for master architect I.M. Pei, the Hilton and casinos in Darwin and Alice Springs, taking inspiration from everywhere: the garden, Japanese and Chinese design and his life in Melbourne society. He is represented in numerous corporate, private and public collections, including at the National Gallery of Victoria.
For fans of Merrett and the 1980s aesthetic, ‘Windsurfers’ promises to delight.
Stewart MERRETT (1943 - 2020)
screenprint on paper
Edition of 60
Image Size: 76 x 169 cm
Dimensions: 76 x 169 cm
Signed: Signed Stewart Merrett and dated on Lower Right
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Three Panels 76 cm x 56 each.
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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