Mark Whalen

Mark Whalen

Mark Whalen is an Australian-born, Los Angeles-based artist. In his sculptural and canvas works, Whalen expresses narratives that explore seemingly universal situations. He uses the figure, common objects and forms to capture, cordon and compartmentalise the distinctive characteristics of his figures as they shift under the weight of societal anxieties. In their contorted forms, we see playful compositions unfold as they sway through these problem solving constructions.


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28/05/2019

MARK WHALEN IN THE ART FORM

LA-based artist Mark Whalen provides an insight into his work and practice in the forthcoming issue of The Art Form.

Whalen’s sculptures use a saturated colour palette and alluring surface treatments; transforming industrial materials and found objects of our ordinary surroundings into witty, abstract museums and vivid depictions of life’s folly.

His first solo exhibition at the gallery will open later this month. To join our waiting list, contact the gallery.

Image: The Art Form, 2019


09/10/2018

MARK WHALEN IN THE RIGG DESIGN PRIZE

Flack Studio commissioned work by Mark Whalen for its Rigg Design Prize 2018 installation at the NGV.

Flack Studio's We've boundless plains to share, 2018 is now showing at the NGV's Ian Potter Centre until 24 February 2019.

For further details, please click here.

Image: Installation view off Flack Studio,We’ve boundless plains to share, 2018, at NGV Australia, Melbourne. Photo: Sean Fennessy


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Mark Whalen Untitled 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 23 x 25 x 23 cm $12,500.00
Mark Whalen Structures, Unstructured 2018 High load pigment on Aluminium wall relief with sand cast aluminium & polished segments 96.5 x 71 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Steady 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 28 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Toot 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 22.8 x 21.6 x 15.2 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Look 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 21.6 x 38.1 x 15.2 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Ohhh 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 22.8 x 21.6 x 15.2 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Cherries 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 21.6 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Untitled 2018 cast aluminium and high load acrylic paint 180 x 40 x 30 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Double tangle 2016 acrylic highload pigment on fibre board 170 x 107 x 2.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Pressed 2017 acrylic highload pigment on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Step repeat 2016 acrylic highload pigment on fibre board 34.5 x 44.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Concept room 2016 acrylic highload pigment on fibre board 33 x 44.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Minimum space 2017 acrylic highload pigment on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Confined 2017 acrylic highload pigment on canvas 76.2 x 63.5 cm Sold
Mark Whalen Untitled 2019 highload acrylic and mirror chrome on cast aluminium 23 x 25 x 23 cm $12,500.00