Martin King: Blind faith & David Pottinger: Nerikomi - Art Collector

Imperfectly known II, 2016, graphite on drafting film, watercolour on paper, 150 x 130cm.. Courtesy: the artist and Gallerysmith, Melbourne

Blind faith explores relationships that exist in the natural world. Poised between natural history illustration and 'nature morte', Martin King’s large drawings depict hooded raptors embellished with extravagant trimmings. These disarming 'portraits' depict a way in which harnessing nature can be seen at once poetic and unsettling.

Nerikomi is David Pottinger’s latest body of work concerning the relationship between material and the production process. Using porcelain as his medium, Pottinger has used the techniques of Nerikomi and manipulation to produce a series of highly resolved vessels.

Exhibition opens: 4-6pm Saturday 10 September 2016
Exhibition closes: 8 October 2016
Location: Gallerysmith, 170-174 Abbotsford St, North Melbourne VIC 3051
Contact: 03 9329 1860
Email: marita@gallerysmith.com.au
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