Kevin McKay - OVERPASS: Paintings from the urban commute

Paintings of roads and highways

My work responds to features that serve as orientating landmarks in my journeys across the city.

Art Exhibition previously on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 26 September 2018 to Saturday 20 October 2018

Kevin McKay, 'Among the columns I' 2010, oil on board, 40 x 60cm image

Published by MAY SPACE on Tuesday 16 October 2018.
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These are typically bridges, overpasses and imposing man-made structures which, despite their utilitarian function and as signifiers of modernity, also provide primal geometries that rise as icons of human endeavour. Concrete and steel beams frame a space beneath, whilst raising a passage to the sky above, with surfaces and forms that make evident the invisible qualities of light and space in a vision of classical stillness, interrupting the commuting ennui that in a flash is gone.