By Mario Sequeira, Reproduced with permission from Stock & Land
You and I may not see anything in a rusty, discoloured, warped piece of flat iron lying in a paddock. Artist Martin Tighe however, see it as a painted canvas.
He was so excited by the find last September – an idea was germinating in his head – that he brought the piece back with him, along with a few wheat ears, to Melbourne to work on.
The result is 12 artworks using flat iron and wheat described as landscape compositions and entitled Wheat Fields.
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