Stewart MacFarlane is not steered by perfection in his art, he seeks narrative. Captured in the day’s transitional moments - night thawing into morning, afternoon caramelising into sunset - his works are mise en scenes. They are realist with an impressionist edge, surreal in lighting and perspective, and often include an erotic enigma.
In ‘See-Through (Starr)’ MacFarlane presents a woman sprawled across a chair. She is looking directly at the camera, the star of a movie with a plot we are not privy to. Seductive, mysterious and strangely unreal, ‘See-Through (Starr)’ is the Bond girl of fine art.
Having spent considerable time in the US, MacFarlane is influenced by Alex Katz, Janet Fish (who he worked under) and Chuck Close. He is represented at the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, Artbank and Queensland Art Gallery. For collectors of figurative and narrative art, tune into the alluring ‘See-Through (Starr)’.
Stewart MACFARLANE (1953 - )
'See-Through (Starr)' 2950
oil on canvas
Image Size: 45 x 35 cm
Dimensions: 50 x 40 x 2 cm
Signed: Signed and dated lower right: Stewart MacFarlane / 14.3.2000; signed, dated, titled and inscribed on reverse: Stewart MacFarlane / See-Through (Starr) / oil on canvas 2000 / 45 x 35 cms
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.
© The Artist or Assignee
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