drifting back – SOPHIA SZILAGYI
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drifting back – SOPHIA SZILAGYI

Catalogue essay for Sophia Szilagyi’s exhibition drifting back, 9th October – 1st November 2015, Port Jackson Press Australia “The horizon is not a straight line, but a segment of a great arc.” – Hiroshi Sugimoto This fragmented arc has long been present in the digital prints of Sophia Szilagyi. Contained by the edges of the picture plane, occasionally … Continue reading

Elektromont – DION HORSTMANS
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Elektromont – DION HORSTMANS

Catalogue essay for Dion Horstmans’ solo exhibition Elektromont, 24th February – 14th March 2015, Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC Australia. The sculptures of Dion Horstmans slice through the space that surrounds them with angular force and superb brevity of form. In his latest exhibition Elektromont, Horstmans draws upon some of the ideas and influences that … Continue reading

A Darker Duality – ROBERT HAGUE
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A Darker Duality – ROBERT HAGUE

An essay that explores the printmaking practice of Melbourne based artist Robert Hague, coinciding with his exhibition ‘Erasure’ at The Art Vault, Mildura, Australia. 15th July – 2nd August, 2015 In Robert Hague’s lithographic prints, individual objects are isolated for close study as the artist draws out the meaning behind their form and function. Rendering his images with … Continue reading

Juxtaposed – COLIN PALETHORPE
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Juxtaposed – COLIN PALETHORPE

COLIN PALETHORPE Juxtaposed 5th – 22nd August. Firestation Print Studio, Melbourne AUSTRALIA In Juxtaposed, Melbourne based artist Colin Palethorpe considers the Australian landscape as a hybrid space, using the stark nature of collage to evoke an almost alien collision of European ‘settler’ culture on Australian soil. Idyllic pastoral scenes are sensitively rendered on paper, only to … Continue reading

A Hybrid Practice – Rona Green’s ventures in printmaking
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A Hybrid Practice – Rona Green’s ventures in printmaking

This article will feature in the Winter 2015 edition of IMPRINT, the quarterly journal for the Print Council of Australia.  Over the past 20 years Rona Green has developed a lexicon of hybrid creatures that are instantly recognizable as the product of her outlandish imagination. In various forms of printmaking, and more recently through painting, … Continue reading

The Unknown Way – works on paper by JOHN SHEEHAN
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The Unknown Way – works on paper by JOHN SHEEHAN

John Sheehan The Unknown Way February 28 – March 21, 2015 John Sheehan is a mid-career Australian artist whose watercolours and mixed media works on paper express his own particular vision of landscape and memory. This exhibition features works inspired by the artist’s travels within Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. Using rich colour and loose, … Continue reading