London and Bali based gallerist and consultant Greg McNamara talks about his favorite works from Platform's February selection.
In their own words
Collecting is a disease. Every collector will tell you that. The discovery. The hunt. The find. The hang. A wonderful addiction.
Having collected paintings and sculptures for more than ten years, and joyfully enabled others in their vice for owning works of art, I know first hand that this disease is of instinct and passion.
I have also spent many years curating public art exhibitions in Hong Kong, and inviting artists and galleries to showcase in my project space in the city. Having whitnessed how such a variety of people engage with visual art in a vast array of contexts has only fuelled an obsession to hoard such intriguing works, and help others do the same.
From finding rustic treasures in a flea market to works of art on gallery walls and now through online means, we are simply drawn to what we are drawn to, for reasons unbeknownst to us.
The following are my picks from this months platform drop: