Preserving the highlights of the great Melbourne Art Exhibition.
Opening 1st May 6-9pm Exhibition 2nd May to 10th May
The value in his work is more as an exercise; to him, the finished piece is incidental.
Peter’s daily discipline produces prolific portraiture. Vindicated by an online appetite for consistent sources of content, people all over the world volunteering their faces for his habit. And a drawing archive of thousands to match. But even a cultivated habit requires courage to break. The struggle between being too conservative with colour, but hating to waste a drawing by being too crazy. This is his careful tightrope act to extract that elusive, effective technique.
Spot Christina Ricci, Bjork, Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Attenborough, Frida Karlo, Shirley Temple, Lucille Ball, Audrey Hepburn, Andy Warhol, Grace Jones…
There were about 500 pictures altogether and most of them came back unsold – feel free to make an offer!
The mermaid isn’t mine. It is one side of Mark Ogge’s mechanical, musical diorama.