David Frazer is one of Australia’s preeminent printmakers. His imagery, which is often set in the landscape, is a feat of both technical and narrative ability. As Australian journalist Martin Flanagan reflected, Frazer’s vision both soars above and is “nevertheless implanted” in the land.
In ‘On the Edge of Town (By Day)’, Frazer presents the outskirts of a town. The scene is dappled with nostalgia, as though seen by someone who grew up here but has since left. All who were young in a town, know that it is on the city fringes that boundaries are tested and rebuilt. This work is a short film in one still.
Frazer has won numerous awards for his prints, including major prize winner at the 1st International Print Biennale; the Broken Hill Outback Prize; won the Acquisitive award and people’s choice at the Fremantle Print Awards and Banyule Works on Paper Award. In 2007, the ABC produced a documentary on the artist. His work is held across public collections and internationally, at the National Museum of China and the Royal Academy of Art in London.
For admirers of printmaking’s artistry, the Australian landscape and small town life, ‘On the Edge of Town (By Day)’ will draw you in.
David FRAZER (1966 - )
'On The Edge of Town (By Day)' 2006
etching on paper
Edition of 60
Image Size: 47 x 80 cm
Dimensions: 70 x 100 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and editioned in margin D Frazer
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Stamped with Port Jackson Press Seal
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.