Works that explore the nocturne have always interested me, especially with the use of light and dark as a metaphor for a wide range of states of mind: apprehension, melancholy, loneliness, despair, etc. Night Piece has some of these qualities combined with the unexpected, of birds at night which is not a common occurrence.
Courtesy of Darren Knight Gallery
wood, tin, enamel paint, LED light
32 x 53 x 30 cm
Judges of the 2008 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Edmund Capon AM OBE (Director of Art Gallery of NSW) and Deborah Edwards (Senior Curator of Australian Art at Art Gallery of NSW).
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