Author Archives: Rachael Polson
Solo exhibiton “Who knows where the time goes…?”
Studio Gallery, Adelaide Central Gallery, 45 Osmond Terrace, Norwood, South Australia Opens 6-8pm 10 Sept. Until 23 Oct 2010 Rachael Polson completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts with Honours from Adelaide Central School of Art in 2009. At the beginning … Continue reading
Drawing or Painting with the camera and “cross pollination”
Here are some of my latest photos. These are photos of my paintings. I am “cross pollinating” between media. My work extends this idea of cross pollination to include interaction between of works 2 dimensions and 3 dimensions. In this … Continue reading
Painting in the expanded field
Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson, Thread, PVC sheeting and fixings. Does a painting have to happen on a canvas? In line with Rosalind Krauss’ writings on Sculpture in the Expanded Field and subsequent writings by Gustavo Fares on Painting in … Continue reading
Can we trap time in a material?
Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson, Thread and Fixings This work became known as “frozen calligraphy ” around art school, due to the trapped gestural movement inherent in the work. Each form is wrapped in bright thread. This is an attempt … Continue reading
Trapping time in paint
Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson, Oil on Canvas Can a moment in time be captured in paint? Paint is a particularly good medium for recording movement. Each brushmark traps the movement made by the artist, preserving that moment on the … Continue reading
Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson. String and toothpicks. This work is primarily formally based. Emphasis is on tonal variation, line and repetition. But we can also ‘read’ the repeated action of unravelling the string and hanging it up. Again those … Continue reading
“Move”, 2008, © Rachael Polson, Acrylic and gesso on paper This is from my 3rd year studio work at Art School. I was experimenting with abstracting the human form in relation to movement and mark making as a way of … Continue reading
Interaction between 2 dimensions and 3
Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson, Oil on canvas, rope and thread This painting/sculpture explores the interaction between 2 dimensions and 3 dimensions. Coloured wrappings on the sculpture cause the viewers eye to move back and forward across both dimensions. The … Continue reading
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