Shaken II, Bernard McGrath

Tuesday 11 August 2020 to Saturday 05 September 2020

Overview

Bernard McGrath discovered a passion for painting after undergoing deep brain stimulation to alleviate his Parkinson’s symptoms. Previously a real estate agent, he now works compulsively in a range…

Bernard McGrath discovered a passion for painting after undergoing deep brain stimulation to alleviate his Parkinson’s symptoms. Previously a real estate agent, he now works compulsively in a range of Abstract Expressionist styles.

To McGrath the process of painting is just as important as the finished product, and he works in a very physical manner, pouring and splashing paint on canvas, using brushes and palette knives but also unconventional materials like a garden hose and blow torch.

Shaken II presents a series of McGrath’s recent works - brightly coloured paintings filled with movement and energy.

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