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Home comforts Artists find solace in the everydayLook Magazine
For this issue, Look asked three regional New South Wales artists – John Bokor, Zoe Young and Kiata Mason – to create new works inspired by Henri Matisse’s concept of an art of ‘calme’ – art which translates an atmosphere of joy and peace. We asked the artists, known for their depictions of interiors, to explore the things which bring them comfort, solace and calm during our current times of uncertainty._Click here to download PDF
ZOE YOUNG Mosman Art Prize Margaret Olley AwardSeptember 2018
WINNER MARGARET OLLEY COMMENDATION AWARD
Winter Soundtrack // 99 Luftballoons, 2018 acrylic on Belgium linen 120 x 140cm
Zoe's Special PlaceThe Australian
"There's nothing like a near-death experience to end procrastination. Just ask Zoe Young."
Zoe Young has spoken to The Australian about how a traumatic near-death experience unleashed an inner urgency to paint. Young has drawn on simple moments of beauty to express a love of life. Her ethos; "Well there is beauty in the world. Look around you and find yours". Zoe Young's exhibition 'Orchard House' is on at OLSEN Annexe until Sunday Dec 17th. To read the full article by Alex Speed click here (subscriber only).
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