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John Olsen opens the critically acclaimed Philip Hunter 2008 exhibition. Olsen praises the quality of the painting and comments on Hunter’s position as the head of the new guard of artists re-interpreting our response to the land._view online (external link)
Philip Hunter Lines in the Dirt 2008
Paul Davies has dedicated the past five years to refining subjects based on the distinctive use of architectural facades and interiors; inspired by bold colours and minimal designs prevalent in 1970s modernism. Prior to his 2008 exhibition at Tim Olsen Gallery, Paul Davies talks to Tim Olsen about his work and inspiration, from his Surry Hills studio through to his opening night._view online (external link)
Paul Davies New Paintings 2008
David Larwill has emerged as one of Australia's most distinctive contemporary artists. His style of populating his paintings with stylised human figures and animals, his use of child like forms and the occasional inclusion of slogans, gives his work a naive quality. Larwill evokes an extraordinary range of feelings, moods and expressions through his paintings and many of his works have considerable primal strength. With Larwill, the artistic experience is direct, and the viewer is obliged to respond spontaneously to the core truth of each work. David Larwill is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; The British Museum, London; and in most State and Regional Galleries throughout Australia.
Excerpt only. Full interview DVD available from the Gallery.
Filmed and edited by Noah Hutchison of artcine.com.au _view online (external link)
David Larwill Recent works 2007
The first in a series of interviews by Gallery Director, Tim Olsen. In this episode, Tim visits the studio of Sydney artist, Jo Bertini, and discovers an insight into her art, her inspiration and passion for the desert landscape. Excerpt only featured. Full DVD available from the Gallery._view online (external link)
Jo Bertini A Desert Within