'Borrowed' by Carla Tucker

From Tue 9 August 2022
Until Sat 17 September 2022
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
08/09/2022 10:00 am 09/17/2022 4:00 pm 'Borrowed' by Carla Tucker ‘Borrowed’ by Carla Tucker is a community exhibition featuring still life paintings that pay homage to existing artworks, including selected pieces from the Town Hall Gallery Collection. Each new work in the exhibition responds to a painting the artist is drawn to, including portraits, landscapes and still lifes from the twentieth century. Looking closely, Tucker depicts books, Australian native flowers, vases, and more, that echo the colours, materials, or composition of an original piece. Tucker pays respect to past artists by ‘borrowing’ from their legacy, aptly bound in the form of book motifs featured throughout many of the works on display.  Through the lens of reverent still lifes, ‘Borrowed’ celebrates the Town Hall Gallery Collection and the influence of art history on practicing artists by carefully revealing the traces of a painting within another painting. Image credit: Carla Tucker, ‘Banksias with Book’, 2022, oil on canvas, 93 x 74cm, image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

‘Borrowed’ by Carla Tucker is a community exhibition featuring still life paintings that pay homage to existing artworks, including selected pieces from the Town Hall Gallery Collection.

Each new work in the exhibition responds to a painting the artist is drawn to, including portraits, landscapes and still lifes from the twentieth century.

Looking closely, Tucker depicts books, Australian native flowers, vases, and more, that echo the colours, materials, or composition of an original piece. Tucker pays respect to past artists by ‘borrowing’ from their legacy, aptly bound in the form of book motifs featured throughout many of the works on display. 

Through the lens of reverent still lifes, ‘Borrowed’ celebrates the Town Hall Gallery Collection and the influence of art history on practicing artists by carefully revealing the traces of a painting within another painting.

Image credit: Carla Tucker, ‘Banksias with Book’, 2022, oil on canvas, 93 x 74cm, image courtesy of the artist.
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Boroondara Arts
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Visual Arts