Melbourne, 3 Nov 2016 — 20 Nov 2016

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Catharsis - Kevin Mortensen

“Like an omnipresent bird that surveys humanity in all its complexity from an elevated position, Mortensen`s art develops from astute observation. His recent sculpture The Overseer, features a raven atop a tower, acting as a sentinel and observer like Odin the Nordic raven God, surveying all that pass by. Birds have been a powerful recurring motif in much of Kevin’s work since the 1970’s. As foregrounded in his Venice Biennale performance piece Even the Hairs on your Forearms Grow in the Same Direction as their Feathers (1980) Mortensen highlights the evolutionary link between humans and birds”.

Kevin Mortensen
Figurative and abstract sculptor and printmaker Kevin Mortensen studied at the Melbourne Teachers College and …
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Kevin Mortensen: Serious Play

Kevin Mortensen’s enigmatic artworks are as diverse as the media in which he is proficient, with persistent narratives appearing throughout …

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Richard Goodwin’s ‘God in Reverse’ Monograph – Deezen Award Nomination

The graphic design of Richard Goodwin’s celebrated publication ‘God in Reverse: Art, Architecture and Consciousness’ has been internationally recognised in …

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Richard Tipping – Artist Talk & Installation at the AGNSW

Image: Richard Tipping, Artwork (2012, 2014), reflective tape on box-edged steel sheet, A-frame legs, edition 4, 60 x 150cm. Art Gallery …

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‘Melbourne Modern: European art and design at RMIT since 1945’, RMIT Gallery

Pictured in the foreground above is Jock Clutterbuck’s award winning sculpture ‘Niagara’ (1970), aluminium, 135.5 x 184 x 116 cm …

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