Pasquale Giardino 'Crocodile Tears'
Pasquale Giardino 'Crocodile Tears'
Pasquale Giardino 'Crocodile Tears'
Pasquale Giardino 'Crocodile Tears'
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Pasquale Giardino 'Crocodile Tears'

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Pasquale Giardino rose to prominence as a founding member of Melbourne's Roar Studio. Based in Fitzroy in the 1980s, this aptly titled group set about dismantling the status quo of art. In his role, Giardino giddily elevates the banal - producing devil-may care scenes that pop with colour, humour and unexpected references.

Equal parts cubist and naive, Crocodile Tears sees a pecan and croc embrace. Like jazz, this freestyling work jams to its own beat. An esteemed artist, Giardino is represented at the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, and many regional and state collections.

'Crocodile Tears'? Missing this work will have you shedding real tears. It is a vibrant find for collectors of naive and Roar art, as well as fans of cubist and animal imagery.


Pasquale GIARDINO (1961 - )
'Crocodile Tears' 1997
pastel on paper
Image Size: 55 x 40 cm
Signed: Signed and dated lower centre: Pasquale 97
Comes with Letter of Provenance
On loan to the La Trobe University Art Collection, 2000-2003.
Availability: in stock
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.
© The Artist or Assignee

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