I had a very enjoyable studio visit yesterday with Sydney artist Nick Collerson. Apart from a sneak preview of his compelling new works for his upcoming solo exhibition, ‘Mix’ at Liverpool Street Gallery, we talked about Nick’s motivations for making art, critique, art education, Benjamin and a few of the issues our world will have to deal with in the near future. Along with his paintings, Nick’s studio has a drum kit and a Fender Thinline guitar – we finished the visit off with a jam on a few songs…perfect morning really.
Nick will be painting a response to a photographic work by Brassai from the Badger & Fox Collection titled ’Eating at the Velodrome’ taken in 1932. The two works will be shown alongside one another in Home@735 Invitational opening on June 15th.