PICASSO's DUST - contemporary art
'Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life' (Pablo Picasso)
September 14- 24, 2015 - Trinity College, Parkville
- 'Palimpsests'; 11 paintings (10 of which sold; 3 commissions taken)
'Palimpsest: something having diverse layers or aspects apparent beneath the surface; a piece of overwritten parchment that has been re-used' (from the Greek palimpsēstos, 'scraped again'). A palimpsest shows layer of change and an attempt to see through to the core light remaining below the layers of quotidian dust.
Mornington Art Exhibition, 20-27 January 2016
Knox Art Show, 27-28 February 2016: 'Drift' sold
Moonee Valley Art Show, 15-17 April: 'Saudade' sold
Camberwell Art Show, 9-20 July
'The Cluster', Melbourne - exhibiting 8 works, July-August, 2016
The pages of our lives are blurred palimpsest:
New lines are wreathed on old lines half-erased,
And those on older still; and so forever.
The old shines through the new, and colours it.
(Conrad Aiken, from The House of Dust, 1920)