Introduction

Dean Buchanan’s art reflects his energy, passion and intimate connection to the

New Zealand landscape and environment. He expresses this love of landscape in

his large oil paintings. Mountains, bush, coasts are rendered into semi-abstract forms

outlined in thick strokes of color, often straight from the tube. They are colorful,

dramatic and complex depictions of particular places. They have a raw vitality that

reflects New Zealand's rugged scenery in cohesive, vivid, and strikingly energetic images.

 

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