Large Oil Painting of Italian Cathedral by Steven Ives


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  • An original large scale architectural oil painting on canvas depicting the interior of an Italian cathedral by noted and well listed artist Steven Ives. Dimensions:  67.5″ W x 57.0″ H x 3.0″ D.  The nave of a cathedral is backlit brilliantly by large windows, and the scene is empty of figures. The painting is signed in red to the bottom right and is presented without glass in an ornate black and gilt frame. It has a wire to the verso for hanging.

    Stephen Ives was born in England in 1970 to an Australian mother and English father, and spent the first twelve years of his life living on the outskirts of the historic town of Lewes before moving to Australia.  Ives nowlives in Melbourne Australia with his family.

    Ives has had his work exhibited in numerous galleries throughout the world including London, Paris, Brussels, New York, Santa Fe, and Copenhagen.

    His work has been bought by museums, galleries and private collectors throughout the world including Australia, England, America and Germany, as well as some of the foremost art collectors in Denmark including Christian Stadil (Hummel Sport), Lars Christian Brask (EFG International) and the Danske Bank.


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    Steven Ives


    20th Century














    XL (greater than 40 in.)

  • Steven Ives

    Solo Exhibitions (selected)
    2015 Apr- Fragment, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
    2015 Mar- BLEAK, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
    2013 May- HERO, sculpture and drawing, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
    2012 Aug- JET, sculpture and drawing, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
    2011 July- “36 Views of My Latte”, drawings, No Vacancy, Federation Square, Melbourne
    2011 Apr- TOY, sculpture and 2D, No Vacancy, QV Building, Melbourne
    2010 Sept- Recent Works, 2D, Marios, Melbourne
    2009 Aug- "The Resistible Rise of a Bear of Little Brain", Solo show with ADCO:VENUE, Copenhagen
    2007 Sept- “Mechanical Dreams”, Drawings & Sculpture, Rumkammerat, Copenhagen
    2005 April- "The Return of Pooh", Sculpture, Journal cafe, Melbourne
    2005 April- Works on paper, Fitzroy Gallery, Melbourne
    2003 March- "Ridiculous mouse", Sculpture, Fish Space, Fitzroy, Melbourne
    2000 Aug- "The Last Sunday", Drawings, The Hang Suite, Melbourne
    2000 May- "Plastic Baby OK", Drawings & Paintings, Zartowa Gallery, Melbourne
    1999 May- "Tits and Feathers and Blood and Stuff", Drawings & Paintings, Zartowa Gallery, Melbourne
    1997 March- "Collected Works", Zartowa Gallery, Melbourne.

    Group Shows (selected)
    2010 Oct- Selected for Brunswick Street Gallery group show, Melbourne
    2010 Sept- Copenhagen Art Fair (ADCO:VENUE) Denmark
    2010 Aug- Selected for Marie Ellis OAM prize for Drawing, Queensland
    2009 Apr- Selected for Brunswick Street Gallery group show, Melbourne
    2009 Nov- Art & Climate 09, Øksnehallen, Copenhagen
    2009 Sept- Copenhagen Art Fair (ADCO:VENUE)
    2009 Sept- 'Body' show, Øksnehallen, Copenhagen
    2009 March- Group show with ADCO:VENUE, Copenhagen
    2008 Dec- Villain, Vinyl Toy Show, No Vacancy, Melbourne
    2008 July- Santa Fe Contemporary Art Fair, represented by Envie d’Art
    2008 June- New York AAF, represented by Envie d’Art
    2008 April- Art Brussels, represented by Envie d’Art
    2007 Oct- London Affordable Art Fair, represented by Envie d’Art
    2007 Sept- “A New Generation”, represented by Envie d’Art, London
    2007 April- Sculpture exhibition with Dalip Kryeziu, Andersen Art. Denmark
    2007 Feb- Copenhagen Kunstmesse (Art Fair), Denmark
    2002 Dec- End of Year Show, Paintings, Gamma Space, Melbourne
    2002 May- Woomera benefit exhibition, Mixed Media, Gamma Space, Melbourne
    2000 March- Un-magazine, Best Street Folly, Melbourne.
    1999 July- "Greatness Bound", Drawings , Le Coq, Melbourne.
    1993 Oct- "Not the Archibald", Special prize winner with "Christ Elvis", Melbourne Fringe
    1988 May- "Top Cats", Exhibition of Top HSC Art students

    2015 June- Painting, Silkeborg Gymnasium, Denmark
    2009 Sept- Mural wall, Kørup Castle (Christian Stadil), Fyn, Denmark
    2002 March- Mural wall, interior Earwax records, St.Kilda, Melbourne
    2002 Jan- Three wall sculptures and screen, Slap Records, Fitzroy, Melbourne
    2001 Aug- Life size puppets for Solution Red, Flemington, Melbourne

    Danske Bank (Denmark)
    Christian Stadil (Hummel Sport, Denmark)
    L C Brask (EFG International, Denmark)
    Christian Have Christian (Have Kommunication, Denmark)
    Sonja Toft (Denmark)
    Jesper Wung-Sung (Denmark)
    Michael Ellis (ME Architecture, Melbourne)
    Ian Blokkeerus (Melbourne)
    Dr Anand Kumar (Melbourne)
    Matt Kuperholz (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Melbourne)

    2015 Mar- BLEAK, Juxtapoz website
    2014 Feb- Mr Dictator Head sculpture, featured Juxtapoz Magazine
    2012 Nov- Mr Dictator Head sculpture, featured Juxtapoz website
    2012 Jan- Mr Dictator Head sculpture, featured on Gizmodo and Designboom
    2011 Nov- Article, Alice Brody, Stuff Happening Blog (
    2011 Apr- Desktop magazine (
    2011 Apr- Dogmatic Blog (
    2011 Apr- Interview with Invurt online magazine, (
    2010 May- Co featured, Tour magazine, Denmark
    2010 Apr- Co featured, Safari magazine, Japan
    2009 Nov- Co featured, Stern magazine, Germany
    2009 Aug- Article, Arbejderen Newspaper, Communist newspaper, Denmark
    2009 Aug- Essay, Torben Weirup, Art editor Politiken Newspaper (The Age equivalent) Denmark
    2008 Sept- Featured, Juxtapoz Reader art website