PierreHaleArt

Fine Art Paintings and Prints

Brighton, England · 18 Sales

PierreHaleArt

Fine Art Paintings and Prints

Brighton, England 18 Sales On Etsy since 2016

5 out of 5 stars
(6)
Pierre Hal​é

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Pierre Hal​é

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5 out of 5 stars
(6)
Lulu Allison

Lulu Allison on 09 Jul, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

What a beautiful painting, really happy with it.

camelcity106

camelcity106 on 14 Jun, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

A great image. Very sensual. Seductive

Kirsten Easthope

Kirsten Easthope on 11 Mar, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Love these so much!!! Thanks!

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About

How I Work...

My aim in painting is to mindfully cheat a mannered, affected process - I don't have a specific outcome in mind but I like to arrive at unexpected results that are non-gestural and unemotional.

To avoid the flabbiness of a completely open process, I use visual themes as tools for engagement with the painting (trumpets, weeds, etc.) - anchor-points from which I can build a structure within the painting and within the process - they provide me with a way of building form - a system of navigation through this open, painting process.

This approach is particularly suited to the medium of oil paint - I enjoy its greasy nature and how I can still push and manipulate it, even several days after first application. By not drying, the paint surface remains fragile and open, providing great flexibility for reworking and correcting.

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  • Pierre Hal​é

    Owner, Artist

    I graduated from Saint Martins School of Art, London, in 1984 with Fine Art BA(Hons).

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