Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Artist: Louise Hearman

Untitled #1279, 2009
oil on masonite
61 × 83cm
Untitled #1282, 2009
oil on masonite
61 × 63.5cm
Untitled #1283, 2009
oil on masonite
61 × 61cm
Untitled #1291, 2009
oil on masonite
61 × 83cm
I just thought I would share some work from one of my favourite Australian painters as I am doing a assignment on her at the moment. Her name is Louise Hearman and she was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1963. Hearman’s works are characterised by surreal juxtapositions, eerie light, and strong emotive emphasis. I am going to be looking at her work in reference to my major this semester. I will talk more about that later in time. If anyone else knows the work of Bill Henson, It is interesting to note that Hearman use to collaborate a lot with the Australian photographer. You can see a similar style in both of their works. I really admire her work and her skill is amazing, be sure to look at her work further. 

Photo Credit: All images of artworks were found on the Roslyn Oxley9 gallery website
Other links: Tolarno galleries

7 lovely comments:

♥ Nadine ♥ said...

Thanks for sharing, I love these paintings!! I always love to discover great Australian artists, there are so few wellknown here in Europe!
So really, thanks for sharing!!


Della said...

Her paintings are amazing. The way the faces look so real with paint. I did not know of her before but I will be looking her up now.

Tash said...

wow these are really beautiful, thx for sharing

Oil painting for beginners said...

This is such a great site! I like the way you set this up! Great content and images as well! Thanks for sharing this! Great art works!...Daniel

lauren carney said...

Hello sugar,
I find your blog to be a bit sweet and rather special.
Well, thanks for letting me have a sneaky peak,
happy blogging, and have fun being wonderful x x

a little obsessed said...

My favorite Australian artist.. Just found a great video about her at ..I think the boy she was taking photos of kin the video is the same boy as in the fourth pic down (#1291)

girl holding a paintbrush said...

@ a little obsessed. wow thanks for the link will have to watch that later :)

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