JANET LAURENCE

Janet Laurence, Maker of the Masters II, 2018, acrylic, wood, mirror boxes x 5 boxes (containing scientific glass, minerals, pigments, shells, egg shell, C type silver halide print on watercolour paper, C type silver halide, print on clear polyester, Dye Sublimation archival print onto Chromaluxe aluminium. Plant specimens, wax, lead,bones, charcoal gold leaf). Photograph: Christopher Snee.

Janet Laurence, Maker of the Masters II, 2018, acrylic, wood, mirror boxes x 5 boxes (containing scientific glass, minerals, pigments, shells, egg shell, C type silver halide print on watercolour paper, C type silver halide, print on clear polyester, Dye Sublimation archival print onto Chromaluxe aluminium. Plant specimens, wax, lead,bones, charcoal gold leaf). Photograph: Christopher Snee.

Coinciding with her exhibition The matter of the masters, currently showing at the AGNSW, JANET LAURENCE be participating in two public programs this month. 

Firstly, Laurence will present a talk with Petria Noble, head of paintings conservation at the Rijksmuseum, about Rembrandt’s studio practice and as well as Laurence’s own practice. The talk will be held Wednesday 14 February, 5.30pm. 

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Secondly, the AGNSW will be holding a film screening of The life world. Filmed over several years in the early 2000s, this documentary is a fascinating insight into the work of Janet Laurence, tracing the inspiration and creation of her major public installations. The screening will be held on Sunday 4 February, 10:45am.

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