“My paintings always begin with the experience of colour. When I start out to make a painting I have a certain colour experience in mind, it has to do with the sense of weight or density I want the work to contain. This is an intuitive visual response to colour that is difficult to locate with language.”
Matthew Allen 
Matthew Allen’s colour field works hold your gaze with his strong and confident use of paint. His most recent second solo show at Sullivan and Strumpf in 2012 was hugely successful. He is currently in Paris completing his residency at the studio of Moya Dyring.
Certainly a young artist worth watching.
Allen is represented by
Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney, Australia
 Interview with Cassie Newman, Art Collector, 5th September 2011