Marnie Edmiston
Collection leads: John Scurry—small paintings

Collection leads: John Scurry—small paintings

Geelong Gallery
14 September – 24 November 2019

By Marnie Edmiston

It's declared in the title—these are small paintings. Unframed, diminutive and brief sketches attached to mounting boards, they're physically bookended by two larger and more 'substantial' paintings. These works are ephemeral—painted in oil directly on cardboard, these images will deteriorate. We're told by the exhibition text that they were never intended for public viewing. Y...