December 13

THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE

Tom Farell (1)

Tom Farrell (1)

Just opened at CCAS Manuka is Tom Farrell’s eagerly awaited exhibition The Contemplative Life. Tom’s work has an intense focus on human relationships that are of the moment, perhaps similar to, Henri Cartier Bresson’s “decisive moments” but figuratively painted rather than photographed. There is an “American Gothic” feeling about some of the distinctively painted characters for whom actions appear to be symbolic, to convey a deeper meaning. At times they (the figures) seem distorted and sad, well past their prime – like spectres living on the memories of the past. Studies in understated existential drama –  at CCAS Manuka 8 DEC 2016 TO 19 DEC 2016

Tom Farell (2)

Tom Farrell (2)