About
Raise V detail
120 x 103 cm
acrylic on panel
2007
Andrew Farquhar
Raise V detail
120 x 103 cm
acrylic on panel
2007
Andrew Farquhar

About



A professional contemporary abstract painter with over 25 years experience.



Andrew Farquhar executes meticulous, compelling and complex contemporary acrylic on panel paintings through a palimpsestic method. The paintings of Andrew Farquhar provide an experience that unravels, slowly, like history itself.
They are nuanced and sensitive to change through a palimpsestic method and multitude of tonal layers. They are triggered by beauty, emotion and truth which expresses the constructive and positive balance of life itself. As in life, each layer provides a shadow of what previously existed. Every previous layer will permanently influence the present.

The paintings create an experience. Their colours are well tuned. There is something of the rococo in their graceful rhythms. Their elegance is obvious, their etiquette meticulous and their craftsmanship assured. They are decorous and pedigreed abstract paintings at the crest of beauty. More

"Fastidiously crafted - and one ponders just how he made them which in itself is a point of difference for viewers - these works are technically sound."

'Serenity in the Abstract'. Penny Miles, Bay of Plenty Times, Thursday, September 6, 2007. Full review