Posts by Nicholas Thompson

GORDON SHEPHERDSON’S 1989 ‘ST STEPHEN’ PAINTINGS INSTALLED AT THE QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY/GALLERY OF MODERN ART

⁣‘The ‘St Stephen’ paintings of the late 1980s provided the artist with a motif which allowed a personal vision to merge with an event of historical and mythical significance. These works are some of the very few examples of narrative painting by Shepherdson’ extract from David Burnett’s catalogue essay for ‘Marks + Moments: Paintings by…

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VIRGINIA CUPPAIDGE SURVEY ‘THE NATURE OF ABSTRACTION’ REVIEWED BY JILL STOWELL IN THE NEWCASTLE HERALD⁣

Art review: Virginia Cuppaidge, the nature of abstraction, Newcastle Art Gallery Jill Stowell Virginia Cuppaidge is an Australian artist who has also been an international figure for the last 40 years, though unlike the Francophiles Rupert Bunny and John Russell in an earlier generation, she has regularly exhibited her vibrant abstract paintings in Australia as…

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