ACCA, Melbourne, 30 Jul – 25 Sep 2016.
Featured artists: Sean Bailey, Karen Black, Kirsty Budge, Jon Campbell, Juan Davila, Hamishi Farah, Nyarapayi Giles, Irene Hanenbergh, Louise Hearman, Raafat Ishak, Fiona Lowry, Samson Martin, Helen Maudsley, Tim McMonagle, Stephen Bram, Lisa Radford, Ry David Bradley, Abdul Abdullah, Vivienne Binns, Helen Johnson, Nyapanyapa Yunupingu.
Curated by Max Delany, Annika Kristensen and Hannah Mathews.
“Reflecting the resurgent activity and critical agency of painting over the past decade, Painting. More Painting provides an overview of contemporary Australian painting in a context in which diverse conceptual, polemic and stylistic connections and debates can be drawn between individual approaches across generations. The exhibition explores the pictorial logic and medium condition of contemporary painting to examine the ways in which artists continue to reinvent painting within strict limitations, and in response to new perceptual conditions brought about by the advent of digital and virtual realms.
Painting. More Painting is presented over two chapters, each structured around a series of solo presentations, alongside an expansive panoramic group exhibition set within a dynamic mural-scaled wall painting. The solo presentations offer a focused consideration of the practices of fourteen Australian artists – seven in each chapter – demonstrating a range of distinctive positions…”* text source
documentor: kerry leonard camera: lx100