Tim Johnson

Often described as floating worlds, Tim Johnson creates extraordinarily powerful paintings that embrace the spiritual iconography of a range of cultures including those of Aboriginal Australia, the Buddhist East and Native America.

His paintings are landscapes of desire, images of impossible unity, imagined syntheses of cultural and visual systems that freely draw upon images whose meaning we do not necessarily recognise or understand.

Linda Michael, 2001

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Kasuga 2007
Acrylic on canvas
183 x 152.5 cm
Imitating Art 2005
Acrylic on canvas
9 panels: each 183 x 61.5 cm Overall 183 x 620.5 cm
with Karma Phunstok, Brendan Smith and My Le Thi
Imitating Art 2005
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Imitating Art 2005
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Imitating Art 2005
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Medicine Painting 2005
Acrylic on canvas
5 panels: each 152 x 61 cm Overall 152 x 336 cm
With Karma Phuntsok
Green Tara 2005
Acrylic on canvas
183 x 152.5 cm
With Karma Phuntsok and My Le Thi
Shakyamuni 2005
Acrylic on canvas
152.5 x 183 cm
With Karma Phuntsok
2 Phoenix 2005
Acrylic on canvas
76 x 101.5 cm
Phoenix Hall 2004
Acrylic on canvas
76 x 101.5 cm