635 Plenty Road, Preston
“Perhaps a common theme throughout is that brands change, people change and everything dies,” says Melbourne artist Darren Sylvester of the works in his solo exhibition at Neon Parc.
Timing is everything. Viewed in April Fiona Hall’s solo show, Gateless Gate, reads like a meditation on the senselessness of war: the perfect antidote to the beer-soaked, jingoistic, flag-waving frenzy that often seems to accompany the more sombre rituals of ANZAC day.
Sydney Ball was a guiding hand and mentor for the gallery and its younger artists, says Strumpf. “We loved him; he was part of our family. He was always there for counsel, and he forged some beautiful friendships with some of our artists.”
Expansive and wide-ranging, Vile Bodies offers the opportunity to consider our present human condition in order to gauge our possible futures.
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