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'Sentinels'
Acrylic on canvas
'Automated Overlord'
Acrylic on canvas

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About Ben


Ben Tankard is a painter from the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia who was featured in the 2012 Sulman Prize and 2012 Mosman Prize. He studied fine arts at the University of Western Sydney, graduating in 2000.

Ben paints in acrylics and oils, on canvas and board, and dabbles in digital artwork. His inspiration is drawn from artists such as Rick Amor, Mark Tansey, Nicholas Harding, Robert Hannaford and Eric Fischl.


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'Australia'

'2013'

'@Facebook'

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My take; We're entering an area that is not exactly as advertized.

they look like the little eco light bulbs

looks like something straight out of a dream, its amazing!

ehh.... i dont like it that much

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LIGHT BULB

Let's see...painterly, visually believable and relevantly provocative. See, contrived work CAN be appealing!


amazing

Ben, your artist site is not opening well. LIKE your work. Ron

Surreal, haunting, different! NICE!

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