Viewing articles tagged with 'Painting'

Passen-gers, Brunswick Centre, London

Evy Jokhova: Towering in the condition of fragments

Installation view, l-r: Totem VIII, 2017, plaster, steel, cement, polystyrene, stone effect; Slabs on Stone II, 2016, carved stone, linoleum, oil paint, stone effect, timber; Slabs on Stone I, 2016; Totem I, 2016

Evy Jokhova’s exhibition consists of a mix of sculptures and installations that generate questions about nature and artifice, crafted and found objects, and subjective and objective states. Stacked in formations that resemble cairns, the works explore the social and historical dimensions of stone, linoleum, paint and fur. Review by Anya Smirnova

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The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Swanston Street, University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC 3010

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: In the Beginning

Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran: In the Beginning, installation view at Ian Potter Museum of Art, 2016

Drawn to the messy nature of clay, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran admits that he is no master potter. Rather than reinventing the wheel, Nithiyendran has abandoned it entirely, in favour of a more visceral approach. Piling lump upon lump of clay, the artist forms crude figurines through which he explores notions of creation, religion and gender. Review by Hayley Haynes.

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