Artist of the Day / Elisabeth Cummings / Australia

I’ve been looking at some Australian painters that I’ve found at   Cummings is the first one I’m posting.

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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5 Responses to Artist of the Day / Elisabeth Cummings / Australia

  1. mobius faith says:

    What a wonderful find. Thanks for posting this work.

  2. I agree with Terry, great find!!! Wonderful work!

  3. paintlater says:

    Thanks for sharing my admiration of this wonderful painter. Her works in the flesh are even more amazing. She is a painters painter! Also a very humble one at that. Cheers Sue

  4. clinock says:

    These paintings speak to me so strongly – thank you for sharing her work. If you are exploring Australian painters don’t miss Philippa at – a brilliant ocean artist and a perceptive observer of art, artists and the creative life.

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