Intertidal II

Gough, Julie (2005) Intertidal II.

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[Extract] Julie Gough's Intertidal II commences with a similarly lyrical abstraction from nature. The crackled horizontal layers in her paintings suggests a succession of high water marks left by the tide. Rhythms of tone and colour suggests the ebb and flow of the tide, the cyclical push and pull of the ocean. There's a comforting certainty to those rhythms. But Gough has marked the point between tides, a point where the precise level of the ocean and the precise limit of the shoreline is unstable, only momentarily found between movements. This sense of momentary pause and gentle uncertainty is a timely reminder to all residents of the city of the fragility of our experience.

Item ID: 5078
Media of Output: Ground Victorian cuttlefish, ground beach-washed charcoal from St Kilda Pier burnt-down pavilion, ground red earth pigment and ground yellow earth
Show/Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions: City of Port Phillip
Linden - St Kilda Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, VIC, Australia
19 November - 18 December 2005
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 06:05
FoR Codes: 19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1905 Visual Arts and Crafts @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) @ 100%
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