Julie Davidson: Stillness - Art Collector

Julie Davidson, Old Chinese Bowls 2015. Oil on linen, 122 x 122cm. Courtesy: the artist and Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

A graceful sense of harmony pervades Julie Davidson’s captivating, hyperreal still life paintings. Davidson has devoted herself to the genre of still life for a number of years, teasing out various expressive possibilities through her ever-changing arrangements. In this recent series of paintings the artist introduces man-made artefacts from China and India. These are grouped with verdant fruit or flowers in a manner reminiscent of the grand Dutch and Flemish still life painting traditions of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Exhibition opens: 1pm-3pm Saturday 14 November 2015
Exhibition closes: 28 November 2015
Location: Flinders Lane Gallery, 137 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: 03 9654 3332
Email: info@flg.com.au
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