Postcard from the Roof of the World, 2018

Australian Galleries
35 Derby StCollingwoodVic 3066

Director Stuart Purves
T: 03 9417 4303E:
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Exhibition essay Fragile Grandeur by Kate Gorringe-Smith

In the exhibition, Postcard from the Roof of the World, Sarah Tomasetti’s heroic and delicate works have about them a great silence. The subject of her current body of work, Tibet’s sacred Mount Kailash, appears solid at a distance yet on closer inspection the surface of the paintings seems fragile, as if one could put out a hand and, pressing, cause it to craze and fall in flakes to the ground like snow.

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