Richard Lewer: The Ten Commandments - Art Collector

Richard Lewer, Remember that thou keep holy the sabbath-day. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it, 2013. Oil on canvas, 112 x 112cm. Courtesy: the artist and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide

This stunning exhibition showcases Richard Lewer’s new series of paintings and text work tackling the ten commandments. He has previously drawn upon his Catholic upbringing with his depictions of the fourteen stations of the Cross in 2008 and his 2009 Confession series. Lewer won the Black Swan Prize for portraiture this year and has been shortlisted in the prestigious Basil Sellers $100,000 award in 2014. His work has been collected by the National Gallery of Victoria, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Museum of New Zealand to name a few.

Exhibition opens: 6pm Thursday 14 November 2013
Exhibition closes: 14 December 2013
Location: Hugo Michell Gallery, 260 Portrush Road, Beulah Park SA 5067
Contact: 08 8331 8000
Email: mail@hugomichellgallery.com


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