Fred Williams | Mark Dober

The contrast between Fred Williams and Mark Dober’s work is exhilarating. Fred finds beauty and rhythm in a drought stricken sunburnt country, whilst in the gallery next door Mark immerses us in a lush tangle of vegetative growth. These two exhibitions share many commonalities yet are equally different: depiction, approach, investigation, use of medium and presentation. Fred Williams in the You Yangs is a poignant exhibition showcasing his rigour and material investigation, whilst immersion into the fluid and fertile large scale landscape by Mark Dober is like a gasp of fresh air. Brilliant. … I went to the You Yangs in preparation for these exhibitions. It was the first day of spring - the

Beyond the Opening

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