Helen Maudsley - With Permission and without permission. Needing an Authority that Doesn’t Exist. - 2019

Helen Maudsley
3 different originals. Light lines on a Dark ground. Dark lines on a Middle Tone ground. Dark lines on a Light ground. The Pillars of Authority; whose pull of Shadows combine into Eternity. The Light that Shines, point downwards. The Candle of light shines upwards., 2016
oil on canvas
63 x 58.5cm
21504

cat.1

Helen Maudsley
Male/Female. Gender not Sex The Different power of Both; Needed. There. Gone. The Body and it. What is this Thing, this Energy that is life? The Flame Gone; it Disappears into the fragment., 2016
oil on canvas
100 x 100cm
21513

cat.2

Helen Maudsley
Our Souls Together and in Communication, Here and Now. For a Moment., 2019
oil on canvas
92.5 x 78cm
21512

cat.3

Helen Maudsley
There, but Protecting Against. Retiring into one’s Head. And Ambiguity. (Variation 1), 2019
oil on canvas
31 x 31cm
21497

cat.4

Helen Maudsley
There, but Protecting Against. Retiring into one’s Head. And Ambiguity. (Variation 2), 2019
oil on canvas
31 x 31cm
21497

cat.5

Helen Maudsley
There, but Protecting Against. Retiring into one’s Head. And Ambiguity. (Variation 3), 2019
oil on canvas
31 x 31cm
21499

cat.6

Helen Maudsley
There, but Protecting Against. Retiring into one’s Head. And Ambiguity. (Variation 4), 2019
oil on canvas
31 x 31cm
21500

cat.7

Helen Maudsley
The Power of 'YES'; The Power of 'NO'. Permitted or Not Permitted. Right/Wrong. Authority. To Withdraw. To Close one's Eyes. The Giver of Light. Permission. The Navigation. Trying to get our Minds around it; Needing Authority. The Authority that Permits., 2017-18
oil on canvas
97 x 127cm
21514

cat.8

Helen Maudsley
To Trash the Past. To Trash the Complex. To Trash the Spectator. Can Survival Exist, Happen? Is this Extinction? can we Shelter, inside our Heads? To Close the Doors and windows of Consciousness - the Outside World - for a time. To try to make room to connect with new things., 2019
oil on canvas
100.5 x 85.5cm
21515

cat.9

Helen Maudsley
The Heart. The Wineglass. The Pear The Light globe. The Lips. The Leaf. The Three-quarter Face, The Cello An Arrow. A Dagger. All from one image., 2019
oil on canvas
60.5 x 60.5cm
21505

cat.10

Helen Maudsley
Visual Ambiguities. Holding the Self Together, 2018
oil on canvas
59.5 x 59.5cm
21503

cat.11

Helen Maudsley
Our Souls, our Minds, our Thoughts, all cased in our Heads. Our Consciousness/Awareness; Our Unconsciousness/Unawareness. Our Stupidity. Male; Female. Our Ignorance; Our Cultural Permission; Rules and Regulations; Rejection if you don't Conform. I make the Rules; You will Obey or I will Kill You. However Hard we Try, We never Get it Right, 2018
oil on canvas
73 x 58.5cm
21506

cat.12

Helen Maudsley
Need for Safety; Need for Threat. To Hold the Civilized. To Contain. To Stay and Be; To Redefine; To Defy; Our Regrets. Our Failures. Our Transgressions, 2018
oil on canvas
86 x 90.5cm
21510

cat.13

Helen Maudsley
Inside and Outsise, 2019
oil on canvas on board
30.5 x 25.5cm
21496

cat.14

Helen Maudsley
Ambiguity. The Room. Holding the Self together. Trying to Maintain the Self., 2018
oil on canvas
64.5 x 71.5cm
21508

cat.15

Helen Maudsley
The Ladder. Our Souls and Minds. Our Heads, 2019
oil on canvas
54.5 x 44.5cm
21502

cat.16

Helen Maudsley
With Physical Might; Defending a Rigid Desire/Phantasy/Stereotype of Happiness; Against Exploration, Complexity and Ambiguity. And The Citadel., 2018
oil on canvas
76 x 64.5cm
21509

cat.17

Helen Maudsley
The Heads that Shelter the Minds. The Hand. The Crown. For Ever. Configuration and Navigation., 2017
oil on canvas
70.5 x 63cm
21057

cat.18