State of the Art Gallery

State of the Art Gallery

This artist-run exhibition, curated by Tanja Truscott, is born from a passion for Abstract art. It presents the work of Balekane Legoabe, Odette Marais, Karla Nixon, Tanja Truscott and Shui-Lyn White. Five artists who explore beyond the physical reality to express that which can’t always be explained in words, giving us the time to reflect and look beyond the surface.

 

In the run-up to the exhibition they were in visual conversation with one another. They ‘spoke’ to one another in images. A conversation without words about line, colour, texture, shape and light. Sometimes the conversation was direct, at other times quirky with humorous lateral jumps, but it always spoke about how they saw the world around them.  

 

As Shui Lyn wrote:

‘I found myself gazing at the visual exchanges, wondering at the shapes, the colours, the light, the angles…Watching the bounce of one image alongside another … from the real into the digital and back into the real again but this time on paper or canvas.’

 

The exhibition runs from 7 – 28 May, at State of the Art Gallery, which is situated in the popular East City Precinct.

 

Opening times:

Tuesday-Friday 10- 4 pm

Saturday 10-1 pm

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