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Alex Seton: Meet Me Under the Dome

November 26, 2020 - December 23, 2020

Alex Seton, The Ghost of Wombeyan (A History of Forgetting), 2020. Wombeyan marble, 110 x 110 x 226cm. Courtesy: the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Seton often structures his solo exhibitions around a particular theme or story. Meet Me Under the Dome is his most personal to date. It includes effigies of a favourite toy rabbit; a ladder built by his mathematically-minded father using the golden ratio; four mattocks with differently coloured marble blades; and even an organic toilet in resplendent green marble. The artist places a marble carving of a Besa block on a marble swing, changing a primitive weighing device into an off-beat monument. He takes the pattern from a found soft-drink bottle and reproduces it in shallow relief.

The results are simultaneously remniscent of those Wunderlich pressed metal ceilings – once a common feature of stylish Australian interiors, and the weathered walls of an ancient tomb.

The gallery is open and practicing COVID-19 social distancing measures. The exhibition can also be viewed online here.

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Details

Start:
November 26, 2020
End:
December 23, 2020

Gallery Name

Sullivan+Strumpf
Phone:
+61 2 9698 4696
Email:
art@sullivanstrumpf.com
Website:
sullivanstrumpf.com

Venue

Sullivan+Strumpf
799 Elizabeth Street
ZETLAND, NSW 2017 Australia
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Details

Start:
November 26, 2020
End:
December 23, 2020

Gallery Name

Sullivan+Strumpf
Phone:
+61 2 9698 4696
Email:
art@sullivanstrumpf.com
Website:
sullivanstrumpf.com

Venue

Sullivan+Strumpf
799 Elizabeth Street
ZETLAND, NSW 2017 Australia
+ Google Map