Raymond Jennings, based in Auckland, New Zealand. ARTIST – Brilliantly COLOURFUL paintings of ARCHITECTURAL environments around the world – Urban landscapes and INTERIORS. The power of beauty . . . mountains oceans and TREES. Abstract ENERGIES – SCULPTURE. ART for CHILDREN . . . creative characters and stories of IMAGINATION – PAINTINGS. MURALS and BOOKS..
An exploration of human interiors . . . as expressions of human psychology and the historically varied styles of architectural design, both structurally and as surface adornment, that also is full of human symbolism.
A New Zealand Art Collector’s Interior. – oil on canvas – 1400mm x 820mm – $4200 London home of New Zealander Andrew McAlpine and Gemma Jackson – film designers and collectors of New Zealand art. The painting on the left is a Basil Beattie, and the two in the middle are by Colin McCahon.
Luminous Interior – oil on canvas – 1500mm x 900mm – $4500 – with work by Jenny Dolezal above fireplace.
New Zealand Bach Panorama. Marlborough Sounds – oil on canvas – 1500mm x 820mm – $4200
Bach at Pataua Beach, Northland – oil on canvas – 850mm x 600mm – $1650
Robot Interior – oil on canvas – 1500m x 830mm – $4400
Robots in New York – oil on canvas – 1000mm x 700mm – $2300
Interior Space – acrylic on canvas – 880mm x 1000mm – $2100
Living Interior – oil on canvas – 1300mm x 1050mm – $3800
Gauguin Room – Oasis Cafe – oil on canvas – 820mm x 67mm – $2400
Shelf Life – oil on canvas – 1050mm x 490mm – $1800
Studio Interior – oil on canvas – 1500mm x 800mm – $2200
Basement Interior. St Kevin’s Arcade. K Rd – oil on canvas – 1500mm x 900mm – $2400
Water Lily – oil on canvas – 1050mm x 490mm – $1800
The Artist’s Studio – Oratia – pencil, with varnish wash on canvas – 1200mm x 850mm – $1850
Home Interior Black + White – pencil with varnish wash on canvas – 1500mm x 885mm – $3800
The Studio of Max Ernst – 1966 – pencil with varnish wash on canvas – 1100mm x 650mm – $1800
The painting within the painting is The Fete at Seillans, 1964. An exploration of a new technique of mine, using varnish-wash over pencils of various kinds in conjunction with colourwashes, preserving the dynamics of the first canvas-sketches