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“gambette” Love?

Sharegambette – Geraldine Anton & Theresa Byrnes a collaboration. Geraldine flew from Australia to do an art-residency with me in January 2016. Helping me with my baby at night, working in my studio and collaborating with me on new work … Continue reading

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MUDBIRD – Closing Party!

Share My last blog was over two years ago. It was about my maternal love for a fledgling sparrow. We adopted each other, I became mama-bird, he was gaining strength but after a month he suddenly died. I wrote about … Continue reading

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SRARROW HEART

ShareSPARROW HEART – This series of paintings is not based on epic or political themes, so nothing grandiose. This exhibition is small and frail, sweet and personal. My heart, my understanding of life and love expanded a million miles after … Continue reading

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My Hero – Robert Hughes – A Memorial

ShareI have had a massive crush on Robert Hughes for most of my life. Reading Shock of the New when I was thirteen set in stone that I was an artist. Now that he has passed my crush on him … Continue reading

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CLEAR

Share Life gets in the way of writing about my life. Clearing, sorting, checking off chores, bills, exhibitions, done, done & done. No more performances for the year & no painting. I have sold enough of my paintings to grant … Continue reading

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The actual performance – Tender

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Tender

ShareTender A performance by Theresa Byrnes Friday June 15 2012 Performance – 7.30 – 8.30 p.m. So here I go again, another performance, another time for making an event appear out of deep thought and decisive action. My new volunteer/assistant … Continue reading

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IMPERTINENT IMPERMANENCE.

Share“>Painting is about letting go & about choosing what to hold on to. Art history is what emerges through the ravages of time & survives through the ravages of critical authority. “The World” & “The Planet” have two entirely different … Continue reading

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NOTES ON – THE PRE-PERFORMANCE PAINTINGS

ShareIn an instant one can reprogram experience & psyche by feeling the humanity behind the mark. Painting, mark making, is a balanced combination of the scientific & the esoteric. Beyond intuitive it strips me to my primordial core. As an … Continue reading

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THANK YOU to everybody in my life.

Thank You, to everybody in my life, throughout my whole life, for our every breath, for every chance encounter and for my ability to set a ball in motion and for the way the velocity of an idea in motion brings to itself a clearing and a force. Continue reading

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