Other People: portraits from the BHRAG collection

Next date: Sunday, 12 July 2020 | 10:00 PM to Saturday, 29 August 2020 | 03:00 PM

Noel Counihan, The Miner

The BHRAG collection is a wunderkrammer of eclectic and eccentric depictions of the human body and face. As we exit a period of thinking about ourselves, this exhibition shifts our attention to all other people.

The word ‘other’ refers to that which is different from the original, and materially, these works are not human; they are others. Crushed minerals are sprinkled on board, plaster balls are smooshed into wood, ink is splattered over paper and paint is applied with precision to canvas. The process and materials of each work are different, but a common thread connects them; a desire to represent the human face.

 

Othering here is a matter of representation; look around and see other people. 

 

The Miner, 1938 | Noel Counihan (1913 -1986)

Conte,Gift of the artist, 1938

BHRAG Collection 1938.0001 © Estate of Noel Counihan, used with permission

 

When

  • Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | 10:00 AM - Saturday, 29 August 2020 | 03:00 PM

Location

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, 404-408 Argent Street, Broken Hill 2880  View Map

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