David Fairbairn has, with complete singularity, interrogated the human face and form since his arrival in Australia from London in 1981. The artist’s practice has maintained a deep intensity and rigorous structure—part aesthetic scientist, part forensic detective. Ever considered, projects can take years to evolve into fully formed exhibitions. His sitters’ lives have been chronicled through the artist’s investigation of form, and their saga is slowly revealed to us.
Opening Event: Thursday 25 May, 6 – 8pm.
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