Joseph Beuys Tallow, 1977 Installation detail . . 29°C "This is the first sculpture that will never get cold, and if it gets cold it will never get warm again." J.B. . This work is aesthetic wizardry. If you don't believe in the power of objects then this work needs to be seen. Cast directly from a derelict architectural space in an underpass, formwork built in situ and 20 tonnes of molten fat produced to fill the moulds. It took the 3 month duration of the Münster Skulptur Projekte 1977 to cool. This was Beuys' response to 'outdoor sculpture'.
I have three new works appearing in EXPLORATION17 at Flinders Lane Gallery. So grateful to the stellar team at the gallery and all the talented artists I am lucky enough to be exhibiting with in the upcoming exhibition.
Exhibition dates 23 May to 17 June with some opening festivities this Saturday 27 May 1~3pm
Details of the works from left to right:
|Rollick||2017||pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP)||1100 x 1100 mm|
|Romp||2017||pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP)||1100 x 1100 mm|
|Vagary||2017||pen on painted mountboard on dibond (Ed 3 + AP)||2050 x 1600 mm|
I will be exhibiting a work as part of ‘Off Grid’ at MAY SPACE in Sydney over the next couple of weeks (26 April to 13 May). Many thanks to Al Munro for all her hard work in curating such a beautiful exhibition in such a wonderful new looking gallery space. If you are in Sydney this Saturday 29 from 3-5pm, please drop by the gallery for a drink and a chance to meet the artists Emma Beer, Sally Blake, Julie Brooke, Kirsten Farrell, Jay Kochel, Al Munro, and Wendy Wendy Teakel.
See the exhibition documented here: http://jaykochel.com/no-feeling-whatsoever-2016/
Canberra Museum & Gallery Theatrette
Join artist Jay Kochel as he breathes air into the processes and ideas behind his installation, avarice : auspice. At CMAG, in association with the Australian National University School of Art, Art Forum.