Jenna Packer: Art of the Deal - Art Collector

Jenna Packer, Steam Hammer, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 111 x 137 x 3.6 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Milford Galleries

Jenna Packer contemplates the newly minted Anthropocene and explores its human and environmental costs. She paints a dystopic vision of a society with roots in the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century and the totalitarian power of a neoliberal political economy in the twenty-first. Using centuries old techniques of paint application and glazing, Packer’s works seem to document a history that is paradoxically yet to pass.

Exhibition opens: 5pm-7pm, Friday 11 August 2017
Exhibition closes: 6th September 2017
Location: Milford Galleries, 18 Dowling Street, Dunedin, New Zealand 9012
Website: www.milfordgalleries.co.nz
Contact: +64 3 477 8275
Email: info@milfordhouse.co.nz
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