Godfrey Miller’s Counterpoint

‘Through the counterpoint of line and colour plane, the rhythmic themes and their inversions, we see the transmuted colour rhythms of the landscape shorn of superficiality.’

Another great quote from critic, collector, and best friend of Godfrey Miller, John Henshaw.

Beautiful geometricised nature. A painting five years in the making.

| Godfrey Miller, Two Trees and Mountain, 1957-62 |

Miller took five trips to Central Australia between 1940 and 1960. This painting shows the rich colours and forms of the landscape of the Centre.

And here’s a more subdued landscape with the accompanying drawing below.

Love it.

| Godfrey Miller, Landscape Andante, 1959-63 |

| Godfrey Miller, study for Landscape Andante |

Julia Ritson

One response to “Godfrey Miller’s Counterpoint”

  1. […] I often reflect on youthful influences. Paul Cézanne popped up last week when I was looking at Godfrey Miller’s work. And then along came Ellsworth […]

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