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ART gallery choice
October 9-January 31, Perth Cultural Centre,
(08) 9492 6600, a rtgaller y.wa.gov.au.
3 ARTITJA FINE ART
Title Ceremo ny Man
Artist Wally Pwerle was born in 1962. His
language is Alyawarre and his country
is Arnkewenyerra in Utopia, located in
the eastern central desert of Australia.
His works can be found in the Holmes à
Court and Kerry Stokes collections, in
the National Gallery of Victoria and the
Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation’s
Indigenous Art Collection.
The ar twork This ca r ved w ooden
sculpture of a ceremonial man typifies the
importance of ceremony in desert culture
and the markings used on the body which
differ depending on the ceremony type.
Ceremony is a vital part of Indigenous
culture and is still performed widely today.
Medium Car ved bean wood
Size 130cm tall
Viewing by appointment.
330 South Terrace, S outh Fremantle,
(08) 9336 7787, artitja.com.au.
4 ARQ DESIGNS
Title The Cave
Artist Debbie Zibah completed an
arts course through TAFE, then in 2003 a
Bachelor of Arts majoring in painting from
Edith Cowan University. With an
exquisite sensitivity towards colour and an
experimental approach to building texture,
Debbie creat es express ive abst ract
paintings that resonate with an intense,
free-flowing energy and emotion. Bold in
their composition, Debbie says she has a
“ deep joy of painting” and finds it to be
The artwork From a palette of burnt
ambers and earthy tones comes one of
Debbie’s more emotive art works. Deep
with both colour and texture, The Cave
transports the viewer to a rugged and
beautiful landscape using large amounts
of layering to create a sense of realism and
perspective. Streaks of shellac and resin
Guggenheim Collection. Painted in
Germany, it is the exquisite product of
a profound meditation on the expressive
potential of points, lines and planes,
rendered in a composition of shapes with
meticulous, diverse brushstrokes and
subtle colours. The overall effect of the
formal qualities of the image is to convey
the sensation of rising, being elevated or
soaring. Upward is quintessential abstract
painting, and certainly repays prolonged
contemplation by the viewer.
Medium Oil on cardboar d
Exhibition Great Collections of the
World, Peggy Guggenheim:
A Collection in Venice
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