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As One Door Closes, Another Opens


“I see this work as a portal into a more positive and energised future post-pandemic.” – Will Cooke, artist

As One Door Closes, Another Opens is a progressive shift towards a positive future through colour and geometry.

The mural draws on the simplest of utilitarian objects – the common door. Not just any door though: this work is inspired by the progressive designs of modernist architect Jean Prouve (France, 1901-1984).

The mural comprises of 2 doors, painted in swathes of saturated colour opening and closing in geometric perpetuity.

Will Cooke is a Sydney-based artist who creates illusion-based paintings that revel in the histories of industrial design, meditation, architecture and personal development. Will’s minimal pattern-based and often geometric artwork reflects a beautiful observation of colour, shape and tone and has seen him participate in numerous exhibitions.

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