Col Jordan: A Play on White, Mossenson Galleries, Melbourne, Australia

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Col Jordan, Mosaic 8 – The Gate Acrylic on canvas 160 x 280 cm October 5-31, 2010 Born in Sydney in 1935, Col Jordan is one of Australia’s foremost abstract artists. In the mid-1960s, he was one of a small group of pioneering artists who introduced hard-edge optical abstraction to Australia, and in 1968 he was included in the seminal exhibition The Field which launched the National Gallery of Victoria’s St Kilda Road campus. Over the […]

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Sydney Ball: In Light of Colour, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney, Australia

  September 9-28, 2008 In 2007 Sydney Ball revisited the direct pictorial architecture of his Canto paintings to develop Structures 2, a series of radiant abstract colour works. The modernist architecture of Mies Van Der Rohe and Zaha Hadid – and their open-ended, problem-solving approach to refined ‘architectonic form’ – provided a framework that resonated with Ball’s artistic practice.  As a young man, Ball worked as an architectural draughtsman before moving to New York in […]

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