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"Art for All - Featuring John Nolan"
2008-11-21 until 2008-12-06
The Gallery, Ballymore Eustace Co. Kildare
Ballymore Eustace, , IE Ireland

John Nolan - The Christmas Show - Come all ye Faithful “Art for All” at The Gallery, Ballymore Eustace Co. Kildare. John’s paintings will be on show in The Gallery and Gift Shop, Main Street, Ballymore Eustace, Co Kildare beginning Friday 21st of November, 2008. The exhibition continues until Saturday 6th of December. John Nolan has promoted his work with an absolutearts.com Premiere Portfolio since 2001. John will also be exhibiting his work at Gallery 53, Capel Street in Dublin from Friday 28th of November with an opening 6.30pm - 8.30 pm. This exhibition continues until Thursday 18th of December, 2008. This special Christmas Exhibition will be officially opened by Conor Kenny of Conor Kenny and Associates.

John Nolan was born in 1958, in Dublin, Ireland.His exuberant modern figurative style combines bold outlines with bright exotic colours. His interpretation of various motifs ( Fish, Landscape, Flowers, Birds, Human Figure, Still Life, Trees) transmits a positive upbeat feeling to his viewers. Along side this exploration John has been developing his abstract style, for many years. In the abstract work he experiments with colour through gestural brushstrokes. There is no discernable subject matter, he has abandoned the motifs of his modern figurative work and focuses on pure colour and composition. Basically it is the artist, the canvas, the colour and the brush. His palette is still as vibrant as ever, using exuberant and exotic colours. He starts a painting with no definite preconceptions but simply an impulse, a subliminal thought about colour, space or form. He pushes beyond realism to build images that have power and urgency. It is a journey attempting to understand himself and existence, to give through his painting definition to the essence of being in the universe. His paintings are charged with masses of energy which cause the surface to move in vibrant harmony. Whatever inner pulse guides his work dictates his longing for colour and forms, and explores his imagination and inner experience.

View more of John Nolans work in his absolutearts.com Portfolio at http://www.absolutearts.com/portfolios/j/johnnie

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