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Howard Arkley’s principal theme is unique and instantly recognizable – a celebration of hometown Melbourne suburbia, particularly its post-war, triple-fronted, brick veneer homes with his distinctive air-brush style and bright fluorescent colours. He perfected the art of making the commonplace look remarkable, such as the stark lines of freeways, and taking us inside the childhood homes of those, like him, who grew up in the 50s. His big, vibrant paintings, meticulously finished with an…
Deluxe Setting, 1992 - Howard Arkley - WikiArt.org
‘Deluxe Setting’ was created in 1992 by Howard Arkley in Pop Art style. Find more prominent pieces of interior at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
Fluoro colours of kitsch suburbia seeking a space of their own
Leading Melbourne architect Allan Powell purchased Howard Arkley's iconic painting of kitsch suburbia, Spray Veneer, when it was first exhibited at Tolarno Galleries in 1994 for $10,000 because, he says, he loved it.
In the world of Australian art, Howard Arkley has become synonymous with suburbia. Surprisingly, Arkley says he is ambivalent about the suburbs: It changes from day to day, from hour to hour. I can…