John EDEN

John Eden is a prolific artist who paints and draws the everyday as well as the surrounding bushlands where he lives and works in the hills near Perth. Eden graduated from Leeds Polytechnic, BA(hons) Fine Art in 1990 and then finished his post-grad in teaching at Middlesex University. After relocating to Perth, Eden has primarily taught art and only recently moved his attention more towards his own practice.

Eden paints entirely devoid of the romantic sentimentality, demonisation or attempts at enforced naturalism that often accompany works of landscape. The act of smudging, of erasing with water, of spraying aerosols add a slurring uncertainty to the edges of Eden’s shapes and lines and evince an affinity for surface. Compositions elongate and disappear, rivulets swerve, abseil and rumple across the canvas. The marks here have valency; they are visual chords rather than notes, beset with a vividness and interiority that is entirely genuine. (Aimee Dodds, 2023)

 

WATER & TIME. KolbuszSpace, 2023 – CATALOGUE HERE

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Work

Carbon Dogs

Carbon Dogs

Carbon Dogs

A$ 1,200

93 x 93CM

Plummeting Penguins

Plummeting Penguins

Plummeting Penguins

A$ 2,800

160 x 160CM

Fear in the Face of a Carrot

Fear in the Face of a Carrot

Fear in the Face of a Carrot

A$ 1,800

115 x 115CM

Oxicontin

Oxicontin

Oxicontin

A$ 1,900

122 x 122CM

Opiate of the Masses

Opiate of the Masses

Opiate of the Masses

A$ 1,800

115 x 115CM

Without Pause

Without Pause

Without Pause

A$ 2,800

160 x 160cm

Gold Road

Gold Road

Gold Road

A$ 2,800

160 x 160cm

A Design for Life

A Design for Life

A Design for Life

A$ 3,500

162 x 180cm

Silly Thing

Silly Thing

Silly Thing

A$ 1,600

100 x 100cm

4 of Diamonds

4 of Diamonds

4 of Diamonds

A$ 1,200

91 x 91cm

Gold Road Study

Gold Road Study

Gold Road Study

A$ 1,600

100 x 100cm

Break of D

Break of D

Break of D

A$ 1,600

100 x 100cm

Dreaming (detail) 21

Dreaming (detail) 21

Dreaming (detail) 21

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Dreaming (detail) 19

Dreaming (detail) 19

Dreaming (detail) 19

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Dreaming (detail) 17

Dreaming (detail) 17

Dreaming (detail) 17

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Dreaming (detail) 16

Dreaming (detail) 16

Dreaming (detail) 16

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Dreaming (detail) 15

Dreaming (detail) 15

Dreaming (detail) 15

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Dreaming (detail) 14

Dreaming (detail) 14

Dreaming (detail) 14

A$ 600

56 x 68cm (framed)

Statham’s Yellow

Statham’s Yellow

Statham's Yellow

A$ 2,200 (framed solid oak box)

118 x 118cm (framed)

Statham’s Green

Statham’s Green

Statham's Green

A$ 2,500

150 x 150cm

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Statham’s Pink

Statham’s Pink

Statham's Pink

A$ 2,500

150 x 150cm

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