Paintings by Australian artist Ryan McGennisken, currently showing work at BSDA. More below!
Ryan McGennisken’s Website
Ryan McGennisken’s work for sale at BSDA
looks a bit like a rip off of Justin lee Williams paintings ??? I think he is based in N.Z or Australia too ?
Hey Kate, definitely take that as constructive criticism – Justin Williams has always been a big inspiration to me, along with marlene dumas, and there’s definitely some similarities – however I’m not ripping him off. I guess I feel if you dig deep enough these days, you’ll find similarities in a lot of peoples works. Thanks for the comment though!
By the look of these paintings I can tell you were influenced by Omer Asik.
Original art works come from the heart.We interpret what we have seen, heard and admired in our lives and turn those things into pictures that please our own senses. Similarites may exist, but they are never the exact same workas others may have done because they are completely original brush stokes, combinations of colours, papers and ideas. it is no different to someone taking a musical tune but re writing different lyrics to it.
Nice to see you here Ryan! I saw your artwork in a gallery shop in Manly and I liked it a lot straight away. Keep up the good work!