This exhibition is about intimacy and its antithesis

4357 Caves Rd, Wilyabrup WA 6284
Start Date
21 February, 2021
End Date
16 May, 2021

It offers a look at the past through the lens of the present and in particular the state that overcame humanity throughout 2020. Globally, 2020 was the year physical proximity was looked upon with fear and suspicion, the year that bodies, all bodies were perceived as harbingers of disease. With attention to the joys of proximity with others and the pain of separation, Intimacy considers different states of humanity, it pictures people and the relationships between people. Scenes of decadent celebration, nights at the theatre and groups of people clustered at the beach are pictured in contrast to scenes of isolation, convalescence, despair and emptiness. Intimacy acts as a reminder of the value of others, of caring and celebration, of the potential of a joie de vivre in a world where intimacy is so easily endangered.

Featured Artists : Rick Amor, Hans Arkeveld, Merrick Belyea, Josl Bergner, William Boissevain, Charles Conder, Robert Dickerson, William Dobell, David Downs, Russell Drysdale, Emanuel Fox, Anne Marie Graham, Guy Grey Smith, Paddy Jaminji, James Linton, Francis Lymburner, Mary McLean, Alexander Nganjmirra, John Oldham, Margaret Priest, Thea Proctor and Peter Skipper.

This exhibition is entirely drawn from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection.

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