May 28, 2016 - June 22, 2016

STEAL – George Haynes, Ben Joel, Lesley Munro, Tori Benz, Bec Juniper, Mel Dare, Ian Williams, Jarrad Martyn, Kim Kim Kim, Anna Sabadini

Location: perth
28 MAY - 22 JUNE, PERTH CITY. Official opening Sunday 5 June 2-4pm Artists' Talk Sunday 12 June 2-3pm to be conducted by exhibition curator Anna Sabadini. Steal is a group show that celebrates the ideas of other painters, even, yes, pinching them.  This is a time-honoured tradition - it links with the past and other artists, acknowledging them as sources of regeneration and growth for contemporary work. The ten Perth painters in this exhibition range from established to emerging: George Haynes, Ben Joel, Bec Juniper, Lesley Munro, Tori Benz, Melanie Dare, Ian Williams, Jarrad Martyn and Kim Kim Kim. Anna Sabadini, the curator, as well as a participating artist, has invited them to nick ideas (formal or conceptual) from others in order to develop, challenge, or renew their own practices. (Image: Ulysses deriding Polyphemus by J.M.W. Turner, 1829)