Entries by Hannah Abbott

Meet: Danielle Creenaune

“Danielle’s work occupies a liminal zone between abstraction and representation, where the experience of a place, rather than a literal rendition of landscape feeds her creative practice. Wind-swept and gestural, the artist distills the essence of her subject through reductive marks made confidently on lithographic plates, which through the alchemy of printmaking are released onto […]

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ALL EYES ON THE ARCHIBALD PRIZE

“Preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, science or politics, painted by any artist resident in Australasia.” Florence Rodway – Jules François Archibald, 1921 – Art Gallery of New South Wales. The Archibald Prize is Australia’s most highly regarded art prize for portraiture – Value $100,000. Named after John Feltham Archibald (1856 – […]

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hôtel les roches rouges

After an extraordinary 2017, we knew that a holiday was imperative. And so it was! Siestas, balmy evenings, shared tables, informed conversations, page turners, coastal walks, day dreaming. Such meditative recovery worked wonders. Seeing Otomys into 2018 with a refined perspective. Whilst ready to return to the Gallery – we contemplate our next break. A vacation with Caroline Denervaud at Hôtel […]

Introducing | Caroline Denervaud

  Born in Lausanne, Switzerland. Paris based. This is research. Feelings and sensations create the forms; guiding the movement onto paper.   It’s a question of here and now. In this proposed series of paintings, forms and colours play around balance in space. The quiet abstract compositions hide stories, the feeling is fixed on paper. The paintings […]

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POETIC SPACE | Opening

OTOMYS is pleased to open the exhibition: Poetic Space. A succinct and aesthetically honed grouping of work by three Melbourne-based artists. The three practitioners share a common background and profound understanding of architecture and photography. Poetic Space is all about photography and architecture, yet – it is nothing about these things. As the title would […]

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NEW YORK STUDIO | LIZA LACROIX.

Meet the Montreal born, New York based, OTOMYS artist Liza Lacroix. As OTOMYS prepares to head to America this week, we reflect upon the last time we were in the USA; visiting Liza Lacroix in her New York Studio. Follow us into Lacroix’s realm of gestural movement, bold strokes, dark hues, soft pastels and abstract […]