The Art

Karl Maughan Omoko­roa, 2015 Oil on can­vas 1300 x 2400mm


b. 1964, New Zealand Lives in Welling­ton

Omoko­roa is a paint­ing by Karl Maughan, it fea­tured in Gow Langs­ford Gal­leries 2015 Spring Cat­a­logue show. Even as a young artist, Karl Maughan was cap­ti­vated by what has emerged as his sig­na­ture sub­ject – the gar­den. Ever faith­ful to his sub­ject, Maughan has ex­hib­ited his paint­ings through­out Aus­trala­sia and in Bri­tain for more than 25 years. Ca­reer high­lights in­clude in­clu­sion in Saatchi Col­lec­tion Cat­a­logue Show at Saatchi Gallery, Lon­don, (1998), Stop Mak­ing Sense, City Gallery, Welling­ton (1995) and his solo ex­hi­bi­tion Walk­ing in Light at Ver­tigo Gallery, Lon­don (2003). Maughan holds a Mas­ter of Fine Arts (Elam School of Fine Arts, Univer­sity of Auck­land, 1987). His works are widely col­lected by pri­vate pa­trons while his largest paint­ing to date A clear day (1999), is in the per­ma­nent col­lec­tion of The Mu­seum of New Zealand Te Papa Ton­garewa. Gow Langs­ford Gallery has rep­re­sented Karl Maughan since 1987.

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