Monday, 18 November 2013

Allen Maddox

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Today's artist is a contemporary New Zealand artist, Allen Maddox.  He was born in Liverpool, England in 1948 and immigrated to New Zealand at the age of 15.

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As you can see from the works I have selected, Maddox's thing was grids and crosses.  Despite working within this limited range of subject his work is actually quite diverse.

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Maddox unfortunately died in 2000 at the relatively young age of 51.  

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Like many successful artists Maddox's life was somewhat chaotic and he operated on the margins of madness and genius.


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