Melbourne, 3 Nov 2016 — 20 Nov 2016

35 Derby Street [PO Box 1183], Collingwood 3066

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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Greg Weight – Finalist in the 2019 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture

Greg Weight, Den, Across the Old Table (2017), inkjet print Congratulations to Greg Weight for his poignant portrait ‘Den, Across …

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Sasha Grishin Review – John Wolseley, Mulkun Wirrpanda & Mary Tonkin

Image: Two old artists looking for shellfish – John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda, opening, Australian Galleries. All photos courtesy of …

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David Frazer winning work in the 2019 Cossack Art Awards

David Frazer, The Tangled Wood (Composition I), 2018, etching, edition 40, 80cm x 120cm Congratulations to David Frazer, winner of …

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