Dust cover paintings

Exhibitions Sep 30, 2010 No Comments

You are warmly invited to
a drawing performance by Gosia Wlodarczak at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Saturday 9 October at 6.00 pm
I look therefore I am, Gosia Wlodarczak will speak about her creative practice.
Venue: NGA James O Fairfax Theatre

Sunday 10 October 11.00 am – 2.00 pm
Dust Cover Painting: The Trial by Sidney Nolan, a drawing performance
Venue: NGA foyer

DUST COVER PAINTING: THE TRIAL BY SYDNEY NOLAN begins a new series of participatory performative works titled my personal art history, made in conversation with existing artworks from collections around the world. The project is a non-chronological journey through my visual memory bringing to life an image archive of artworks stored in my brain from the very first I remember often looking at when I was five: Jozef Chelmonski, Bociany (The Storks), 1900, until my recent intimate dialogue with Sydney Nolan’s, The Trial , 1947, the National Gallery of Australia collection.

The Big Draw community event

National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra; enquiries (02) 6240 6502, www.nga.gov.au/BigDraw

Image: Gosia Wlodarczak (2010); Dust Cover Painting: “The Trial by Sydney Nolan”, preparation towards the performance at NGA applying process called “Intimate Spaces”. Image courtesy the artist and Helen Maxwell, Canberra . Photo: Longin Sarnecki.

Andrew Frost

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