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HURLSTON, David et al.

Roger Kemp: Visionary Modernist

$60.00 AUD

Melbourne, Victoria : National Gallery of Victoria, 2019. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. vii, 136, illustrated. Fine copy, as new. Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. Published for the exhibition Roger Kemp: Visionary Modernist held Ian Potter Centre at the National Gallery of Victoria, 23 August 2019–27 January 2020.

his is the first major monograph to chart the development of Kemp’s extraordinary career. Driven by a desire to depict themes beyond the physical world, Australian artist Roger Kemp looked to the cosmos, human movement and metaphysical sources for inspiration. In a career spanning more than forty years, he became a key figure of transcendental abstractionist painting. This publication includes key works, sketches and archival photographs together with essays by David Hurlston, Christopher Heathcote, Helen Hughes and Michel Kemp, offering diverse perspectives on an innovative and complex artist.