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Christian Anstey

The King's School

Artwork title
Beyond convention
HSC year
2008
ARTEXPRESS year
2009
Expressive form
Painting
Artist’s statement

My work challenges the conventional ideas of traditional painting styles. The aesthetics of my four-dimensional artwork, utilising the dimension of time, help to broaden one’s concept of painting as a whole. Why is it that a painting has to be one still image? My work Beyond convention goes to show that the world of painting is limitless. This work is in a sense a series of thousands of consecutive paintings all shown one after another. My artmaking process was aimed at creating something out of the ordinary; fun, exciting and ultimately a new look for painting in the art world.