Romancing the Streetscape

From Wed 18 January 2023
Until Sat 15 April 2023
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
01/18/2023 9:00 am 04/15/2023 5:00 pm Romancing the Streetscape ‘Romancing the Streetscape’ is a group exhibition celebrating the streetscapes and buildings of the great city of Melbourne.  With a mastery of paint, the featured artists slip between direct observation and imagination, revealing their unique perspectives of urban existence and our shared experiences of place within this community. Highly realistic and evocative images of inner-city scenes reflect the romanticism often associated with traditional landscape painting. The resulting portrait of Melbourne is both endearing and surprising, encouraging audiences to appreciate the metropolis around us and the overlooked in the everyday. Featuring: Rick Amor, William Breen, Andrew Browne, Mark Chu, Robert Clinch, Cathy Drummond and Dani McKenzie. Image credit: William Breen, ‘Wet Paint’, 2020, gouache on paper, 47 x 70cm, image courtesy of the artist and Flinders Lane Gallery. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

‘Romancing the Streetscape’ is a group exhibition celebrating the streetscapes and buildings of the great city of Melbourne. 

With a mastery of paint, the featured artists slip between direct observation and imagination, revealing their unique perspectives of urban existence and our shared experiences of place within this community. Highly realistic and evocative images of inner-city scenes reflect the romanticism often associated with traditional landscape painting.

The resulting portrait of Melbourne is both endearing and surprising, encouraging audiences to appreciate the metropolis around us and the overlooked in the everyday.

Featuring: Rick Amor, William Breen, Andrew Browne, Mark Chu, Robert Clinch, Cathy Drummond and Dani McKenzie.

Image credit: William Breen, ‘Wet Paint’, 2020, gouache on paper, 47 x 70cm, image courtesy of the artist and Flinders Lane Gallery.
Contact
Boroondara Arts team
Category
Visual Arts