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Photograph of Artist PAUL CARROLL
PAUL CARROLL
toronto, ontario - Canada


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Artist Statement

In the act of observing , an object, figure, the idea is understood, by my perspective, a place in time, and interpretation, an interactive relationship between myself and that which is observed. I have always felt, upon the rendering through painting a kind of intimacy is developed, though the act of mind, hand, heart. As a painter I explore the risk of materials and ideas, as well as the autonomy the work itself demands, in order to explore the unfamiliar, in the hopes of creating something new. My inspiration comes from my environment and experience, I grew up and studied in the epicentre of chance, New York City, saturated with urban messaging, a landscape awash in pre-digital billboards built with layers upon layers of peeling information no longer conveying a single message but a visual distortion of fact, a decomposing testament to a rate of change not comprehensible by the average passerby. Though the means of the Abstract I attempt to make the unconscious, conscious by the use of allegory and symbolism to bridge the gap between the intellectual, thought filled real world, and the intuitive, spiritual world of the senses, in the hopes of imbuing the richness of a true and honest mythopoetic vision. ...

Original Artworks (11)

Paul Carroll; on the verge, 2006, Original Mixed Media, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2006
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; untitled, 2016, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Oil Painting, 2016
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; sisyphus, 2010, Original Mixed Media, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2010
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; first cause, 2005, Original Mixed Media, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2005
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; untitled, 2017, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 36 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2017
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Paul Carroll; untitled, 2017, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 36 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2017
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
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Paul Carroll; untitled, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Oil Painting, 2017
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; transition, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Oil Painting, 2017
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; untitled, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Oil Painting, 2017
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; Broken Dreams, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 48 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Oil Painting, 2014
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Paul Carroll; Subjective Viewpoint, 2017, Original Mixed Media, 72 x 72 inches.
Paul Carroll
Original Mixed Media, 2017
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm)
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