ADAM CULLEN "Perdition, 2011" Original Polymer Painting on Linen 66cm x 66cm

Regular price $16,000.00

ADAM CULLEN (1965 - 2012)

Original Synthetic Polymer Painting on Linen

Title: Perdition (Panel 4), 2011

Hand Signed: Verso and Lower Image - Left (A) Right (C)

Image Size: 66cm x 66cm

Condition: Excellent

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Serafin Martinez

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Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia

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Adam Cullen (born 1965), Australian artist, most known for winning the Archibald Prize in 2000 with a portrait of actor David Wenham. He was also known for his controversial subjects or work. His style has at times been called simplistic, crude, adolescent or puerile, though he has been voted one of Australia's most collectible contemporary artists.

His studio was in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales. He has painted such things as dead cats, 'bloodied' kangaroos, headless women and punk men, many of which represent what he calls 'Loserville'.

The artist used a highly personal visual language to address a broad range of topics including crime, masculinity and cowboy culture. He merges high and low cultural influences in works which are defined by their iridescent colours and bold gestural marks. His works skilfully combine irreverent humour with an astute sensitivity to society.

In November 2009, The Cullen Hotel opened to much acclaim in Melbourne, Australia.