Upside Down: Sydney Non Objective Artists

March 2008

Upside Down features eleven artists affiliated with Sydney Non Objective (SNO), Australia. The exhibition includes work in a variety of media exploring a broad range of conceptual and formal concerns. Many of the artists are exhibiting in the United States for the first time.

Participating artists:
Justin Andrews, Vicente Butron, Lynne Eastaway, Anthony Farrell, Kate Fulton, Billy Gruner, Kyle Jenkins, Sarah Keighery, Andrew Leslie, John Nixon & Salvatore Panatteri

Sydney Non Objective (SNO), an artist run non-profit organization, is dedicated to the investigation of non-objective art, abstraction, and other concrete and post-conceptual concerns in Australia and beyond. SNO opened its first project space in 2004 and for the past four years has presented exhibitions of established and emerging artists side-by-side, allowing for a broader perspective on non-objective art in both contemporary and art historical terms. SNO is a located in the Sydney’s Marrickville neighborhood.

TEXTS
Post-Formalism is Recent Australia Art, Artist Notes, by Billy Gruner
Myopia (part 1), by Danny Lacy