encounter: Stephen Sinn

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GH made encounter: Stephen Sinn in 2011 and exhibited the artwork in 2011 in Encounter: Stephen Sinn at the Gail Hastings Exhibition Studio, Sydney. encounter: Stephen Sinn is a standalone artwork. The artwork's medium is acrylic and lead pencil on wood; watercolour and lead pencil on paper, and comprises of 2 component/s measuring, overall, 82 x 185 mm.


We seek him at the centre of the portrait, the subject of its meaning,

—but he is not there. We find him on the other side of the picture plane, in the living space of meaning, alongside us (who seek him elsewhere).

— desk at which he chose the watercolours Turquoise Blue Deep, Green Light, Italian Brown Pink Lake and Neutral Tint for the portrait

— desk lamp aglow at night

— table over-stacked with papers, files, books and more papers

— window

— chair

— books of poetry on shelves

— books on different religions