In our new weekly series—Friday Spotlight—we briefly focus on an artwork to provide insights and ideas to help build your knowledge and understanding about art and artists.
Nicholas Blowers' paintings are extraordinarily beautiful investigations into the landscape. They are robust and gritty in their intent, yet delicate in their treatment of the minor moments inherent in his compositions.
In recent years Blowers' monumental paintings inspired by man's intervention on the west coast of Tasmania have been praised by collectors and curatorial prizes alike. This powerful work has just returned to the market and is an exquisite example of his earlier tangled landscapes - evocative and mysterious.
View Ralph Hobb's (1 min) discussion about Leatherwood Debris by Nicholas Blowers.