Exhibition at the Leipzig Art Fair 2018

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Exhibition at the Leipzig Art Fair 2018

<p>Hi, thanks for stopping by. &nbsp;This is me in the studio.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img width="100%" alt="" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/493658/DSCF6151-1520378492.JPG" /></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>WHO AM I?</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I am an artist who mostly makes paintings. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I like to think I do a thing that nobody else does. &nbsp;I&#39;ve been doing it for more than 25 years and have had many exhibitions.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>WHAT AM I DOING NOW?</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Every year I make a new series of paintings. &nbsp;You can see the last few years work on my website: <strong><a target="_blank" href="http://www.corneliusdelaney.com">www.corneliusdelaney.com</a>&nbsp;</strong> Most years I get to exhibit this new work somewhere. Sometimes to a big crowd like at the Biennale in&nbsp;Grenoble in 2016&nbsp;and other times to an intimate gathering like at an associative caf&eacute;.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I am currently making some of the best work I have ever made.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img width="100%" alt="" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/493657/ItsAGodAwfulSmallAffair_copie-1520378081.jpg" /></p><p><em>It&#39;s A God Awful Small Affair</em>, Acrylic on canvas, diptych (100cm x 160cm), 2018</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This is one of my most recent&nbsp;paintings and an example of one that I would be taking to the Art Fair in Leipzig. The title&nbsp;is a line taken from David Bowie&#39;s song <em>Life On Mars. &nbsp;</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>In this series I&#39;ve been using images of Martian landscapes I found on the internet&nbsp;and I don&#39;t know whether I&#39;m making pictures about Mars or Australia.&nbsp;I&#39;m from Australia originally,&nbsp;but now that I live in France, I could actually be from Mars. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I have always&nbsp;loved David Bowie&#39;s music and&nbsp;I wanted to include him in the work somehow. That is kind of how I work. &nbsp;I find things and things happen and I put them together with personal stuff, memories etc.,&nbsp;then&nbsp;I filter it and mix it&nbsp;and eventually a painting manifests. Stories emerge. &nbsp;Figures appear... some familiar, some not so much. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I get angry about the state of the world, anxious and sad, but in the paintings I am trying to work something out.&nbsp;&nbsp;So I&#39;m not telling you how to think or even really what to see. Sometimes it&#39;s funny, sometimes it doesn&#39;t make any sense. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Paintings don&#39;t have to make sense, they just have to be.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img width="100%" alt="" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/494593/koda3-1520592740.jpg" /></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>WHY AM I ON KISSKISSBANKBANK?</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I live&nbsp;in quite a&nbsp;remote part of France these days&nbsp;that is&nbsp;a great place for making the work, but perhaps&nbsp;a bit far away for&nbsp;the&nbsp;crowd who actually buy paintings.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I am often doing mass emails&nbsp;to galleries all over Europe and the world, trying to make new connections to show my work, but emails are a bit impersonal and you don&#39;t get much response. &nbsp;I go to the big cities like Lyon and Marseille and walk around speaking to people in galleries who ask&nbsp;&quot;<em>Why didn&#39;t you send us an email?</em>&quot;. &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>So, making the work is one thing, but getting to show it and sell it is another business entirely.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>This year I have been invited to participate in the <strong><a target="_blank" href="http://kunstmesse-leipzig.de/en/home/">Leipzig Art Fair</a></strong> in Germany in November. With the collection of work I have at the moment this opportunity could give my entire enterprise the boost it needs to advance to a new level of sustainability.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>And of course, more than fame or riches (2&nbsp;of the 3 Buddhist curses), my goal is sustainability, that is, to be able to keep making the work.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>So, here I am passing the virtual hat around. &nbsp;I invite you to take a look at&nbsp;my website at&nbsp;<strong><a target="_blank" href="http://www.corneliusdelaney.com">www.corneliusdelaney.com</a></strong>.&nbsp; Perhaps you could&nbsp;help me get my paintings to&nbsp;Leipzig.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Any little bit will help and I thank you with all my heart.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Allocation of funds

<p>To participate in the <strong><a target="_blank" href="http://kunstmesse-leipzig.de/en/home/">Leipzig Art Fair 2018</a></strong>&nbsp;I need&nbsp;<u><strong>&euro;3710</strong></u>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I live down in the southern part of France and Leipzig is way up the road&nbsp;in Germany. &nbsp;I will have to transport my paintings (which aren&#39;t small) and stay in Leipzig while the exhibition is on. &nbsp;I will be accompanied by an&nbsp;assistant who will&nbsp;share the driving and help with&nbsp;the installation of the paintings.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>THE BUDGET</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Fee</strong> for 10 square metres&nbsp;of installation space in the art fair:&nbsp;&euro;1350 (plus &euro;270 VAT)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Catalogue Entry: </strong>&euro;190</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Vehicle hire to transport&nbsp;paintings</strong> from the south of France&nbsp;to Leipzig:&nbsp;&euro;550</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Fuel</strong>: &euro;600</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Accommodation for 2 people&nbsp;for 5&nbsp;nights</strong> in Leipzig:&nbsp;&euro;250</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Food (for 2 people for 6&nbsp;days)&nbsp;</strong>and sundries:&nbsp;&euro;200</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Commissions, taxes, road tolls, emergencies</strong>: &euro;300</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><u><strong>TOTAL:&nbsp;&euro;3710</strong></u></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>I will collect the total amount of the perceived donations</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>If my goal is exceeded</strong>&nbsp;by a large amount, I will occupy&nbsp;a bigger&nbsp;installation space (20 square metres is &euro;2,500)&nbsp;and exhibit more of my work. &nbsp;If my goal is exceeded just a bit, I will buy more&nbsp;canvas, paint, brushes and paper,&nbsp;or pay the rent for my website.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>



With enormous appreciation, I will send you a postcard from the Art Fair in Leipzig.


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