Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Counihan Connection: Noel Counihan and Contemporary Artists

To celebrate the Gallery’s 10th Anniversary, eight contemporary artists have been invited to create artworks in response to the life and work of Noel Counihan in an exhibition curated by Edwina Bartlem titled 'The Counihan Connection'.

The eight artist involved are:
• Chris Bond, Angela Cavalieri
• George Gittoes
• William Kelly
• Kristin McFarlane
• Benjamen McKeown
• Georgia Metaxas
Satta van Daal
• Noel Counihan.

New paintings, drawings, prints and installations will be presented along side original Counihan works. The exhibition seeks to honour the contribution that Counihan made to Australian art, while exploring the continuities and ruptures between past and present.

Melbourne
Counihan Gallery
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick (next to Brunswick Town Hall)
Opening Night: Thursday 8 October, 6pm - 8 pm
Artist Floor Talk: Saturday 24 October, 2:30pm - 4pm
Exhibition: Thursday 8 October - Sunday 8 November
Website: www.moreland.vic.gov.au

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