Stephen Haley

Echo

La Trobe Street Gallery, 1997

Echo

1996 

Oil and enamel on Canvas 

70 x 120 cms

Double Echo

1996 

Oil and enamel on Canvas 

120 x 187 cms

Inner City Night Echo 

1997 

Oil on Linen 

100 x 188 cms


With a kind of restricted premise inspired by the OuLiPo, ideographic writing and concrete poetry, each painting is based on the word ECHO which appears in the negative space between the positive forms. 


The word has a bilateral symmetry on the horizontal axis. 


Suburbs, cities and mirrors. 

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Suburban Echo 

1997 

Oil on Linen 

40 x 160cms

Echo Flood

1997 

Oil on Linen 

41 x 107 cms

Memory Echo

1997 

Oil on Linen 

41 x 107 cms

Alphabet City 

1997 

Oil on Linen 

180 x 140 cms

Alphabet City II

1997 

Oil on Linen 

180 x 140 cms

Big City Echo

1997 

Oil on Linen 

180 x 140 cms

Mono City Echo

1997 

Oil and Spray Enamel on Linen 

200 x 140 cms

City Echo

1997 

Oil on Linen 

150 x 100 cms

Out of Town Echo

1996 

Oil on Linen 

120 x 120 cms

Shadow Echo 

1997

Oil on Shaped MDF 

18 x 120 cms

Negative Echo 

1997

Oil on Shaped MDF 

18 x 120 cms

Rooftop Echo 

1997

Oil on Shaped MDF 

18 x 120 cms

Echo

1997

Installation - Recess, paint and mirrors

180 x 65 cms

Echo

1997

Installation view