Anton Pulvirenti: Peregrine - Art Collector

Anton Pulvirenti, C.R.1, 2012. 75 x 46cm. Conte on paper.

This new body of illustrated and painted work moves between sovereign theory, symbolist revelation and memories of wartime internment. These representational works examine the underside narratives of the World War Two internment experience through the “animal-man” figure, to mediate present and past cultural memory. In particular, it symbolises for the artist the complexity of the Italian-Australian migratory experience.

Opening drinks: 6-8pm Thursday 5 April
Exhibition closes: 28 April 2012
Location: Salerno Gallery, 70 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe 2037
Contact: 02 9660 0899
Email: contact@salernogallery.com


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