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#Egg29 Neal Palmer - "Ring 'o' Ring 'o' Roses"

London-born artist Neal Palmer gained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fine Arts from Trent University, Canada. Neal’s work is held in various collections in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, USA, Spain, Hong Kong, Dubai and Malaysia. His work focuses on natural forms using scale colour and pattern to create dramatic and emotive paintings. Neal has been a full time artist since 1999 and has participated in group shows and events, including Artists in Eden (for the last 10 years), the Los Angeles International Biennal Art Invitational, 35 K at Artspace Auckland, Big Red at Rotorua Museum, and Putiputi at Hastings City Art Gallery. He has also been named as a finalist in the Molly Morpeth, Margaret Stoddard and Wallace Art Awards. Neal aspires for his work to be relational on as many levels as possible. His passion for “mark-making that lifts the painting beyond the material world” is what drives him.

Each egg weighs approximately 13.5kg and measures 57cm wide and 98cm high including the metal base (77cm not including metal base). The auction does not include the plinth/stand used during the hunt.

Please be aware that eggs have been transported and will be on public display for almost one month prior to this auction closing. Therefore, it may not be in the exact condition seen in photos for this auction. We remind you to keep this in mind before bidding.

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