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Lara Merrett Exhibition Opening

Published 5th February, 2018 in Exhibition and Shows
  • Location

    137 Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay, NSW, 2011, Australia

  • Date

    2nd March 2018

  • Time

    All Day

COMA is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by acclaimed Australian artist Lara Merrett, titled High-Rise. The presentation acts as both a follow up and response to Merrett’s participatory installation This Is Not A Love Song, featured as part of Sydney Contemporary 2017, which marked a dramatic change in Merrett’s practice. In This Is Not A Love Song Merrett allowed the viewer to interact with her physical interrogations into the relationship between painting and its surrounding architecture, resulting in a changed and manipulated work kept separate from the artists control. Through this new body of work with COMA the analysis and study of the audience reaction has resulted in a selection of large wall based pieces that continue to draw upon principles of abstraction and a colourist practice.

Published 5th February, 2018 in Exhibition and Shows