Rose Nolan

Rose Nolan

Why Do We Do the Things We Do

28 June–16 August 200828 Jun–16 Aug 2008

Melbourne artist Rose Nolan traffics in forms, codes, and ideals founded in utopian strands of twentieth-century avant-gardism. At the core of her project lies a fascination with Russian constructivism and suprematism, inflected with the language games of conceptual art. With works ranging from artist books and multiples through to carpets and massive wall paintings, Nolan brushes the heroic gestures of utopian modernism with the intimacies and foibles of the personal. A joint project with Artspace, Sydney.

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