Artist Brian Hartley

Transient Equilibrium # 3

Brian Hartley

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £400.00 / $508.98
Size 65 x 70 cm
Ref 7765

Transient equilibrium # 5

Brian Hartley

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Media Oil
Type Figure/Life
Price £390.00 / $496.26
Size 76 x 65 cm
Ref 7769

Travelling at the Speed of Light I

Brian Hartley

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Media Acrylic
Type Figure/Life
Price £400.00 / $508.98
Size 54 x 64 cm
Ref 4907
Ba (hons) 1st class Illustration Glasgow School of Art 92-95Foundation in Art & Design: Coventry University 91-92Artist's statementExploring the ephemeral world of the body in motion and stillness, the language of dance, its language and rhythm; in doing so seeking to capture glimpses of shapes and emotions and moments of movement.Brian Hartley's work crosses the boundaries between many art forms, from painting through performance to design for theatre.Solo exhibitions2001 transient equilibrium The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen2000 put on your red shoes Queen's Hall, Edinburgh1999 recent paintings phoenix, Glasgow1999 moments of movement Dundee Rep Theatre1888 Continental Shifts St. Brides, Edinburgh1997 drawn to danse Waterfront Hall, Belfast1997 new moves on paper Tramway, Glasgow1996 holy body tattoo Vancouver, Canada1995 drawn to danse Montreal & LondonPress reviews...in the very best of his work, captures the essence of dance with rough and economical brush strokes.The ScotsmanHartley's art holds the heart and pulse of living dance in a way that is both enviable and uplifting.The HeraldHis paintings are bold, swift testaments in paint to the body in motion.Scotland on Sundayit is the essence of movement that fascinates him, a combination of gesture and bodily interaction, as well as emotional anatomy.Scotland on Sunday