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Brent Hallard

Born in: 1957

Australia

Biography
Brent Hallard is an Australian abstract artist, artistic curator and writer . His creations on paper and aluminum explore minimalist iconography and monochromatic expressions. His creations precisely and formally analyze geographical forms but are also idiosyncratic creations. He currently lives and works at Byron Bay in Australia. Brent Hallard obtained his bachelors in Fine Arts in 1990 and his Master of Arts from the University of New South Wales in 1992. Hallard currently teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of Arts. He uses tools such as markers, watercolors and acrylics, Hallard is able to build monochromatic and semi-monochromatic images of recognizable geometric shapes such as squares and rectangles on paper and aluminum. His works are often simple forms and clusters of forms, but at times exceed the borders of lines and forms.Hallard mainly likes to express an idea of precision and accuracy while experimenting with the free use of colors and shapes, in order to give birth to new geometric abstractions which invite the spectator to look beyond the work itself. The artist works on themes like space and geometry, plying with images and object arrangements to boost the spectator's perception.His work has put down roots in the fundamentals of art history, and mainly leans on abstraction, minimalism and ranges of color. The work is also a portrayal of quality human work, along with a sense of openness and frivolity, highlighting a latent freedom of formal limitations. Kate Mothes from the artistic blog Young space spoke about Brent Hallard's work: "The paintings......are wonderfully simple, the edges are extremely distinct and the colors are bright, that they are almost like optical visions. Some of his works are perfectly symmetrical, but the borders seem to move when we move from one segment to another, one line to another, whereas colors play tricks on our eyes. He seems to be devoted to symmetrical abstraction, distinct edges and it's as if his work itself admits that it has clear borders but sometimes it doesn't,as you can see for yourself". Hallard has exhibited in several groups and individual exhibitions in USA, Europe and Asia. His works are part of several major museums and these include Netherlands.
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Brent Hallard, QBE II, Painting

Brent Hallard

QBE II, 2015
14 x 14 inch
Painting

$1,063

Brent Hallard, Plumb Purple (mint), Painting

Brent Hallard

Plumb Purple (mint), 2014
14.6 x 14.6 inch
Painting

$1,262

Brent Hallard, Architectural butterfly (Dandelion), Painting

Brent Hallard

Architectural butterfly (Dandelion), 2016
24 x 24 inch
Painting

$3,721

Brent Hallard, Gong (Green, Blue), Painting

Brent Hallard

Gong (Green, Blue), 2016
20.5 x 24 inch
Painting

$3,189

Brent Hallard, Gong (Red, Blue), Painting

Brent Hallard

Gong (Red, Blue), 2016
20.5 x 24 inch
Painting

$3,189

Brent Hallard, W4, Painting

Brent Hallard

W4, 2015
10.2 x 8.3 inch
Painting

$1,156

Brent Hallard, Architectural butterfly, Painting

Brent Hallard

Architectural butterfly, 2017
11 x 20.7 inch
Painting

$1,196

Brent Hallard, Gong (Trane), Painting

Brent Hallard

Gong (Trane), 2016
20.5 x 24 inch
Painting

$3,189

Brent Hallard, Rose Mirror, Painting

Brent Hallard

Rose Mirror, 2013
12 x 10 inch
Painting

$664

Brent Hallard, Clouds, Painting

Brent Hallard

Clouds, 2013
10 x 14 inch
Painting

$731

Brent Hallard, Mailer Blue, Painting

Brent Hallard

Mailer Blue, 2010
9.1 x 12 inch
Painting

$731

Brent Hallard, Mailer Green, Painting

Brent Hallard

Mailer Green, 2010
9.1 x 12 inch
Painting

$731

Brent Hallard, Wings, Painting

Brent Hallard

Wings, 2015
15 x 8.5 inch
Painting

$664

Brent Hallard, Double Stitch (orange), Painting

Brent Hallard

Double Stitch (orange), 2010
13 x 11 inch
Painting

$930

Brent Hallard, Nickel, Painting

Brent Hallard

Nickel, 2011
13.8 x 11 inch
Painting

$797

Brent Hallard, Envy, Painting

Brent Hallard

Envy, 2013
12.2 x 9.8 inch
Painting

$625

Brent Hallard, 2nd Bite, Painting

Brent Hallard

2nd Bite, 2015
14.2 x 14.2 inch
Painting

$1,063

Brent Hallard, Mailer (blue and black), Painting

Brent Hallard

Mailer (blue and black), 2010
9.1 x 12.2 inch
Painting

$731

Brent Hallard, Shauna, Painting

Brent Hallard

Shauna, 2015
18.1 x 12 inch
Painting

$1,063

Brent Hallard, Architectural butterfly, Painting

Brent Hallard

Architectural butterfly, 2017
11 x 20.7 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, Plumb Red (blue), Painting

Brent Hallard

Plumb Red (blue), 2012
14.6 x 14.6 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, Peak, Painting

Brent Hallard

Peak, 2013
22 x 18.1 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, Rope (red and yellow), Painting

Brent Hallard

Rope (red and yellow), 2012
9.1 x 12.2 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, QBE I, Painting

Brent Hallard

QBE I, 2015
14.2 x 14.2 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, Mailer (red), Painting

Brent Hallard

Mailer (red), 2010
9.1 x 12.2 inch
Painting

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Brent Hallard, Double Stitch (purple and green), Painting

Brent Hallard

Double Stitch (purple and green), 2010
13 x 11 inch
Painting

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