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VISUAL ARTS  Exhibition  

Stuart Black: Passing Trucks

Works by Stuart Black from 1990-1993
Presented by The Laird and Tacit Galleries
 
18 – 28 Jan
Opening:
Wed 17 Jan 6.30 – 8.30pm
Exhibition: daily 11am – 5pm
Tacit Galleries, 123a Gipps St, Collingwood

The late Stuart Black's art is intrinsically linked to homosexuality.

Living at a time when gay people were inventing themselves; a time of hope, desires, disappointment and conflict, Black's art sits at the end of late modernist practice, with its stress on individual expression, creativity and invention. Art of a more culturally enlightened time when images of sexual difference and experience were sympathetically and critically examined.

Passing Trucks exhibits Black's works while he was living in St Kilda.

In spite of the voyeuristic excitement suggested in other works the view from Black's penthouse was not always pleasant and comforting. Almost immediately after moving in, Black noticed that trucks filled with animal carcasses and hides were speeding along the freeway towards the meat works on the other side of the city.

Not visible from the street, his 'god's eye' view of this grim traffic motivated him to embark on what was to be his last major series.*
*excerpts from 'Still Life - Stuart Black' by Craig Judd

Adult content (which might include Nudity, Sex scenes, Trigger warnings, Coarse language) 

www.stuartblackproject.com
Image: Passing Trucks, Stuart Black 1992
Laird MelbourneTacit Galleries

Wheelchair access Over 18 only 

When

18 – 28 Jan
Opening:
Wed 17 Jan 6.30 – 8.30pm
Exhibition: daily 11am – 5pm
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Price

FREE

Where

Tacit Galleries
123a Gipps St, Collingwood
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