Basil Papoutsidis: Darlington Stripe - Art Collector

Basil Papoutsidis, Hemi, 2016, steel, PVC, pine, enamel and acrylic on MDF assemblage. 110 x 110cm. Courtesy: the artist and Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

  Automotive masculinity and post-painterly sculpture collide in Darlington Stripe, young Basil Papoutsidis’ debut solo exhibition of wall-mounted and free-standing sculptures at Anna Pappas Gallery.

Interested in the sculptural and post-painterly contexts of formalist abstraction, Papoutsidis utilises the form and texture of various materials – from powder-coated steel to PVC and enamel – to create bold minimalist constructions that embody a sense of movement. While seemingly arbitrary in composition, each work is meticulously designed, and built according to a specific hierarchical structure; a Darlington Stripe for the beauty of honest construction.


Opening: 6-8pm 1 September 2016
Exhibition closes: 1 October 2016
Location: Anna Pappas Gallery, 2-4 Carlton Street, Prahran VIC 3181
Contact: 03 9521 7300
Email: info@annapappasgallery.com
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