Art beyond explanation
A late abstract by Tony O’Malley leads the sale
‘An artist cannot speak about his art anymore than a plant can discuss horticulture.” Jean Cocteau’s dictum is hugely applicable to abstract art.
You’d be wasting your time asking Cork artist Martin Finnin to explain an affordable highlight in Morgan O’Driscoll’s current online sale, his monumental oil on paper, A Burning Reality, 2004, 69.5×99 cm (€1,500 -€2,500). The trick is to sit back and let your imagination weave its own narrative....
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