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Monkey, knife and bird
Monkey, knife and bird

Acrylic and Oil paint on wooden board 61x46cm

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Monkey, mug and poison ivy
Monkey, mug and poison ivy

Acrylic paint on wooden board 61x49cm

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Pillars of creation nebula with deep sea jelly fish
Pillars of creation nebula with deep sea jelly fish

Oil Paint on canvas 21x29cm

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Telescope with surfaced angler fish
Telescope with surfaced angler fish

Oil on canvas 21x29cm

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Eagle head nebula with deep sea jelly fish
Eagle head nebula with deep sea jelly fish

Oil on canvas 21x29cm

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Fish in depth
Fish in depth

21x29cm Oil on canvas

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Flowers with swamp wallaby skull
Flowers with swamp wallaby skull

Oil on Canvas Board 14x20cm

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Experimental studio piece.
Experimental studio piece.

Oil paint on canvas. 1000x1500mm. 2019. One of the first Perceptual Disintegration experiments Needham created in an attempt to begin creating effects with paint that convey transcendentalist and dream like qualities. A pivotal work in the progression of his style.

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Building number 11 at the National Art School.
Building number 11 at the National Art School.

Oil paint on canvas. 1000x1500mm. 2020. The second large experiment with Perceptual Disintegration. Needham attempts to converge extreme forms of representation and abstraction in a visceral, energetically raw depiction of a building in the National Art School.

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Ballet shoes
Ballet shoes

Oil paint on canvas board. 250x200mm. 2020. Confronting the emotions of a recent break up, Needham investigates his feelings by using the feminine object of ballet shoes as a vessel for sentiment.

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This too shall pass.
This too shall pass.

Acrylic on canvas paper mounted on board. A4, 2019. Gripping the ephemerality of youth and the evasive nature of time Needham confronts the concept of aging and death in this painting.

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Knife fading into milk.
Knife fading into milk.

Acrylic paint on board. 254x203mm. 2020. Confronting his internal sense of morality, this painting confronts the viewer with the innate human capacity to harm ourselves and others. By exploring power and danger Needham attempts to transcend a darkside of humanity through the motif of milk used to convey a nourishing, maternal, energy of nature.

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Knife in milk
Knife in milk

Acrylic on wooden board 20x14

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Knife perched on egg.
Knife perched on egg.

Acrylic paint on board. Approx A4. 2020. Needham confronts the forces of destruction and vulnerability of life through the subject matter of a knife and an egg.

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Spoon in milk, egg and flower.
Spoon in milk, egg and flower.

Acrylic paint on board. 254x203mm. 2020. One of Needham's series of still lives investigating the sentiments of maternity, masculinity, destruction and fragility of life in a visceral expression of emotions. This one pays particular note to the ideas of nourishment and nature.

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