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As a conceptual and pop artist, a photographer and a painter, as well as an idiosyncratic art critic for two broadsheet newspapers, Robert Rooney wielded influence.
An overview of contemporary Australian art, Sydney’s The National: New Australian Art 2017 includes crucial works by Indigenous artists, Karla Dickens and Archie Moore.
The French phrase trompe l’oeil literally translates to ’trick the eye’ and, over the years, this kind of painting has come to seem a bit kitsch.
“If I’ve got images that I think are fantastic for an exhibition, I’ll print them up and stick them to a wall or a pin board. I do pretty large test strips. I’ll stare at them for months and see if they still give me that gut feeling.”
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