Rodney Pople on Paper: 1980 – 2020
- Rodney Pople

‘When Australian Galleries approached me for an online exhibition my first thoughts were “I have no new work… what can one do!” COVID19 has had a few positives and one for me has been looking through my archives of early work. It didn’t take long to realise that I had a vast collection of unseen drawings and an online exhibition seemed the perfect way to bring them into the light. I have selected drawings or works on paper for this show that have never been exhibited.

When I was raking through the work from the 1980’s I was struck by what the work meant for me, many of them in the beginning phases of my painting. I began painting in 1982. In my sketch books of the time I have often scrawled “to be revisited at a later date”. I didn’t expect it to be almost 40 years.

It’s been a refreshing time for me and I hope whoever views the work feels the same. The drawings selected are important to me as many have been the start of more major paintings and sculpture.’

– Rodney Pople, 2020

To view more information on the history of the works in this exhibition click here.

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