Corner caretakers

Images from the ‘Exhibition: To Do‘ at The Commercial, Sydney. Photos: Sofia Freeman © Gail Hastings 2014

truth works: orange and red

The wall component is a non-objective painting - a monochrome square. If we understand the illusionistic space of a figurative painting as occurring between the painterly construction of a foreground and background, then a non-objective painting does away with figurative space by being rid of a foreground and background. Painterly construction gives way to physical construction.

truth works: turquoise and green

The wall component is a non-objective painting - a monochrome square. If we understand the illusionistic space of a figurative painting as occurring between the painterly construction of a foreground and background, then a non-objective painting does away with figurative space by being rid of a foreground and background. Painterly construction gives way to physical construction.