Lisa Roet: Skins - Art Collector

Lisa Roet, White ape: part 2, 2011-16, marine grade resin/fiberglass, 300 x 150 x 200cm. Courtesy: the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery, Beulah Park

  In ‘Skins’ Lisa Roet presents an iconic Chimpanzee bust, three-meters in size, ‘White Ape’ dwarfs the viewer and commands the entire gallery space. Existing as an oversized monument to commemorate the life of an Ape, given dignity and acclaim in death with the status of a high-ranking statesman or famed person.

Accompanying the installation, the exhibition will also feature a range of jewellery. Cast from the skin of an Orangutan and sourced from museums and one of Alfred Wallace's trips for Charles Darwin in the late 1800s.

Exhibition opens: 6-8pm Thursday 2 February 2017
Exhibition closes: 25 February 2017
Location: Hugo Michell Gallery, 260 Portrush Road, Beulah Park SA 5067
Contact: 08 8331 8000

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