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16th-century portraiture. Her use of
‘chiaroscuro’ and the careful editing of her
subjects add to the artist’s contemporary
adaptation to the genre. The obscure titles
she employs invite viewers to contemplate
the story or narrative behind each work.
The artwork This work illustrates a
transitional moment – exploring the
medium of paint, paper and impasto
with its ethereal subject matter.
Medium Mixed media on canvas
Exhibition New pai ntings
Septemb er 26-October 10, G unyulgup
Valley Drive, Yalling up, (08) 9755 2177,
20 HELEN NORTON
Title Best to Have G ood Therapist s
Artist Helen Norton’s highly narrative
works have been described as thought-
provoking commentaries on the human
condition. Her stance is to remain
philosophically ‘amused and curious’ in
regard to how seriously we take ourselves.
The artwork A confused mature man –
and we think that because his hair is grey –
stares after his departing wife. A seemingly
humorous image of a tragic outcome
connected to what we call liberation.
Medium Oil on canvas
21 HOLMES A COURT GALLERY
Artist Thomas Hoareau earned a BA
in fine art, with a distinction in painting,
from WAIT (now Curtin University).
He is a prize-winning artist who has
exhibited regularly in Perth since 1981
and is represented in the National
Gallery, State Gallery and various
public and private collections.
Thomas continues to practice his art
at his Viveash studio. For this exhibitio n
he is producing five large-scale works –
reworking five classic historical paintings.
The artwork The title of this painting,
Lavage, is French for laundry. Lavage
(2010) is a contemporary reworking
of Théodore Géricault’s The Raft of
the Medusa (1819).
Medium Acr ylic on canvas
Exhibition L avage: Gérica ult, Dela croix
a nd Co ur bet Revisited
Septemb er 16-Octob er 17, Level 1,
11 Brown Street , East Per th, (08) 9218 4540,
22 JAHROC GALLERIES
Title The 6’ 11” Fish Hall Table
Artist Jahroc furniture’s Gary Bennett
and David Paris have been part of a
collaborative design project, Always
Offshore, with surfboard maker Jim
Banks. The project focused on these
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