Solo Exhibition: Avital Sheffer - Art Collector

Avital Sheffe, Tumulus VIII. Multiple-fired earthenware clay with fired prints, 53 x 49 x 22cm.

Clay – with its malleability and transformations, fragility and endurance – is both an elemental medium and a record-keeper of lived experience and culture. Its mysterious and sensual nature and the fact that it is literally grounded suggest a metaphor for human life.

My hand-formed vessels are clad with imagery retrieved and developed from ancient manuscripts that have defied the ravages of time and the impermanence of memory. 
They speak of a conversation between ancestry and the present.
Avital Sheffer, 2012


Opening drinks: 6-8pm Tuesday 6 March
Exhibition closes: 28 March 2012
Location: Robin Gibson Gallery, 278 Liverpool St, Darlinghurst
Contact: 02 9331 6692
Email: carl@robingibson.net


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