Monochrome: Empty & Full

Hayley Millar Baker, Brian Blanchflower, Louise Blyton, Vicente Butron, Eugene Carchesio, Christoph Dahlhausen, Deb Covell, Julian Dashper, Adrian De Vries, Matthew Deleget, ADS Donaldson, Craig Easton, Marcia Hafif, Suzie Idiens, Aldo Iacobelli, Raafat Ishak, Chris Heaphy, Noel Ivanoff, Wjm Kok, Anne-Marie May, Aaron Martin, Allan Mitleman, Darren Munce, April Spencer Napaljarri, Winkie Spencer Napaljarri, John Nixon, Rose Nolan, Derek O’Connor, Lenton Parr, Yioryios Papayioryiou, Paul Partos, Steven Rendall, Ayako Saito, David Serisier, Ron Robertson Swann, David Thomas, Kerrie Poliness, David Batchelor, Robert Macpherson

Implicit in each of the works in. Monochrome: Empty & Full is the notion of colour as its own entity—a kind of presence that has the capacity to. both embody and conjure a range of meanings and associations. In these works, colour is connected with form but not beholden to it. Monochrome paintings are both full of colour and empty of content. They are full in the sense that coloured paint occupies the totality of the surface. Monochrome paintings can be seen as empty of meaning—a space that can be filled with interpretation gleaned from an experience of colour. There is no single focal point on the painting to attract the eye and unlike the process of reading words on a page, there is no direction for viewers as to where to start or finish. Readings of the colour are based on

Monochrome: Empty and Full Curator: David Sequeira Installation: Margaret Lawrence Gallery Date: 2018 Photographer: Christo Crocker