Robb, Charles (2005) Crop. [Exhibition/Event]
Solo exhibition of sculptural works that use the portrait bust as a vehicle for problematising notions of subjectivity, authority and representation. The exhibition comprised three life-sized figurative busts, each portraits of the artist, sparsely positioned throughout the gallery space to convey a sense of isolation and abandonment. By emphasising the fragmented nature of the bust format by removal of all supports (ie. Socle, plinth or alcove) the works sought to address the vulnerability that frmes this apparently authoritative Enlightenment portrait format. In so doing the exhibition aimed to offer, by example, a new way of seeing and interpreting the portrait bust in history. The exhibition was exhibited at the Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane) and the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. Works fro the exhibition were included in group shows at Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery. Work from the exhibition was purchased for the collection of MONA, Hobart.The exhibition received favourable reviews in Eyeline, Art and Australia and Machine magazines.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Exhibition/Event)|
|Material:||Gypsum-based acrylic resin, fibreglass, lead shot, synthetic polymer paints|
|Measurements or Duration:||variable|
|Keywords:||sculpture, portraiture, portrait bust, figuration, contemporary art|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)|
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Charles Robb|
|Copyright Statement:||All rights reserved|
|Deposited On:||14 May 2010 05:37|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 03:21|
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