We have had an exciting new lot of works arrive today from Melbourne artist Jane Frances Rielly. Here are " Two large forks & a cheese grater" We will finish putting the rest of the works up on the website today, as they are now installed in the gallery for viewing
Harrie Fasher currently has a work "Shoulder to Shoulder" on exhibition at Dungog Contemporary.
Harrie talks about our relationship to the Horse and the landscape in Australia, and her creative process. Video courtesy of National Museum Australia. Harrie Fasher is represented by King St Gallery in Sydney.
Currently available in the gallery is this superb sculpture Shoulder to Shoulder by Australian sculptor Harrie Fasher. Following is an excerpt from her artist statement. Fasher is currently in the process of making a similar work for the World Polo Championships.
"I am a mid career artist working across the disciplines of sculpture, drawing and installation. Based in Oberon NSW, I produce small and large scale steel sculptures which utilise the equine form as a metaphor for human struggles; exploring the horse and its relationship to humans on a physical, historical and mythological level.
Primarily constructed from steel rod, the sculptures are essentially three-dimensional drawings. Harnessing the drawn energy of line, an innate tension is derived from the implied weight and physical scale of the animal in movement. The sculptures, made with attention to anatomical accuracy, can be read literally although they are metaphors for human psychological states.
Shoulder to shoulder is both a study of movement and an exploration of space. It describes two horses depicted at full gallop, their interpretation is open to the viewer; which may be more literal – riding off for a ball, or subliminal –the race one has with your second self."
Harrie Fasher is represented by King Street Gallery in Sydney.
"Shoulder to Shoulder" 2017 Mild steel plate & rod 545 x 785 x 275 by Harrie Fasher.