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Edmund Capon, who has died at the age of 78, served for 33 years as director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), an institution with which his name remains indelibly linked.
Skye Jamieson and Kendall Manz describe the link between their art practices as a feeling of “abundance within sparseness.”
A nuanced reflection on post-war Australian culture and hefty themes such as religion, sexuality and mortality run through his extensive body of work, which not only includes painting, but also drawing, photography and collage.
“From cave paintings to now, people have always wanted to make pictures of people.”
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