Oil paint on wire and pins on board. With shelf below which accumulates drips from work above during the making process. Mounted onto white board with split baton at back for hanging. Weight given is crated weight, actual artwork is around 5kg
Russell West's intensely coloured, dripping paint artworks draw the eye into a three-dimensional labyrinth of layers and hollows, colours, and patterns. West can spend up to a year creating a work, repeatedly applying prepared layers and strips of (just) paint onto pre-arranged wire and pins on a board, then allowing the work, in part, to be defined by the natural effects of gravity and the serendipitous movement of the paint. West's knowledge of paint, its weight, and movement is an understanding that could not be taught, he has personally developed this unique style over the last 25 years and there is no other artist to rival West's expertise in this ingenious creative technique. Bo ...