‘Streets of Your Town’ by Geoff Cunningham

From Tue 20 September 2022
Until Sat 29 October 2022
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
Accessible
09/20/2022 10:00 am 10/29/2022 5:00 pm ‘Streets of Your Town’ by Geoff Cunningham ‘Streets of Your Town’ by Geoff Cunningham is a community exhibition featuring spray paint and stencil-based paintings that explore the beauty, drama, and humour in everyday life.   This exhibition transports viewers through Melbourne’s city streets, laying bare the weathered heritage buildings, power lines and laneways, and other often overlooked traces of modern life. Cunningham implements a range of artistic practices to capture the urban environment’s essence, including aerosol and acrylic paint, and stencils created through photography and digital art. This results in graffiti-style works, saturated in bold colours and images, celebrating the vibrant, gritty streets that are distinctly Melbourne. ‘Streets Of Your Town’ is an exhibition that will reveal the many different aspects of our everyday surroundings, turning the mundane into something extraordinary and unexpected. Image credit: Geoff Cunningham, ‘Milkbar Memories’, 2022, acrylic and aerosol on canvas, 122 x 91.5cm, image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

‘Streets of Your Town’ by Geoff Cunningham is a community exhibition featuring spray paint and stencil-based paintings that explore the beauty, drama, and humour in everyday life.  

This exhibition transports viewers through Melbourne’s city streets, laying bare the weathered heritage buildings, power lines and laneways, and other often overlooked traces of modern life. Cunningham implements a range of artistic practices to capture the urban environment’s essence, including aerosol and acrylic paint, and stencils created through photography and digital art. This results in graffiti-style works, saturated in bold colours and images, celebrating the vibrant, gritty streets that are distinctly Melbourne.

‘Streets Of Your Town’ is an exhibition that will reveal the many different aspects of our everyday surroundings, turning the mundane into something extraordinary and unexpected.

Image credit: Geoff Cunningham, ‘Milkbar Memories’, 2022, acrylic and aerosol on canvas, 122 x 91.5cm, image courtesy of the artist.
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Boroondara Arts
Category
Visual Arts