Helen O’Leary on painting 

‘I wanted that you could piece together a language out of false starts or out of small moments.’ ~ Helen O’Leary

Helen O’Leary on painting

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“I’m very aware of the collision between the old and new, destruction and rebuilding are very much a part of my practice. I think of how people construct lives and I construct paintings with awareness of the failures and foibles that are part and parcel of being alive.” ~ Helen O’Leary