Exhibition Dates: Friday 16 March – Sunday 15 April, 2007
Curator: Dr Anne Morrison
Artists: Jon Cattapan, Sue Lovegrove, Jonathan Kimberley, Dorothy Napangardi and Judy Watson
Intimate and Distant Landscapes drew from the work of five Australian artists who used the process of painting as a means of rendering an experience of a particular place they were close to. Each artist combined intimate and distant perspectives of landscape in their paintings evoking the kind of sensitivities that can only be conveyed through a deeply personal and poetic engagement with a familiar environment. Their approach was founded upon a deep-rooted impulse – of knowing, placing, and unearthing unique and often subtle relationships within the landscape which unfolded to the viewer through careful examination of the detailed imagery.