Thursday, 1 June 2017

Red sails: recent ceramics, paintings and bronzes - Stephen Benwell

Benwell continues his passion for classical form and vessel with a spread of male nude ceramic sculptures and statuesque vessels decorated with layers of accreted colour and splash. New to this show are a small line up of bronze busts and cheekily overpainted prints with Benwell signature scrabbly brushwork and sensuous pastel colour palette. 

Niagara Gallery, 245 Punt Road Richmond
www.niagaragalleries.com.au
30 May - 24 June 2017

Head (1), 2016
bronze, AP, edition of 4 8 x 4 x 5cm 


Statue - white, red, 2017 earthenware
21 x 9 x 9cm, 
Statue - blue, red, 2016 earthenware
20 x 7 x 7cm 


Large bowl, 2017 earthenware
36 x 36 x 36cm (front) 
Red sails, 2016
oil on paper on board 60 x 120cm (background) 
 
Large urn, 2017 earthenware
50 x 41 x 37cm (detail) 
Tall vase, 2016 earthenware
56 x 38 x 36cm  
Tall vase, 2016 earthenware
56 x 38 x 36cm (detail) 



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