Dan Moynihan

…In one interview, when asked what his influences are, Moynihan nominated ‘inappropriate text messaging, the radio, driving a shitty car.’ This is a nice summation of his modus operandi. Moynihan is an artist strongly orientated towards the vernacular. His artistic palette is comprised of the stuff that surrounds most of us most of the time…

Phip Murray 2013

Fake it ’till you make it, Catalogue essay, Dan Moynihan, Lost In Space, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia


Bricks and Mortar 6 2017
Mirror finish 326 stainless steel, Styrofoam and acrylic
214 x 124 x 34 cm
Sunset Strip (Installation view) 2016
Mirror finish 316 stainless steel, automotive paint, aluminium
Five panels each: 214.5 x 124 x 6 cm Overall dimensions: 12.2 m x 124 cm x 6 cm
The Least I Could Do 2016
Installation view
The Least I Could Do 2016
Installation view
Appear Invisible (Installation view) 2016
Laser etched acrylic
214.5 x 124 x 11 cm
Edition of 3, AP