Pasquale Giardino rose to prominence as a founding member of Melbournes Roar Studio. Based in Fitzroy in the 1980s, this aptly titled group set about dismantling the status quo of art. In his role, Giardino elevates the banal - producing unexpected scenes that pop with idiosyncrasy, experimentation and sprawling references.
In this swirling work, Giardino paints a kneeling nude. There is something dreamlike here, as though he has caught a mirage, memory or melting woman. Like the blues, this work jams to its own beat - curbing conventions of realism and composition.
An esteemed artist, Giardino is represented at the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, and many regional and state collections. For collectors of the human figure, Roar art and Giardino, stand for ‘Untitled (Kneeling Nude)’ before it’s gone.
Pasquale GIARDINO (1961 - )
'Untitled (Kneeling Nude)' ca. 1990s
oil on canvas
Image Size: 88 x 66 cm
Dimensions: 88 x 66 x 2 cm
Signed: Signed lower right: Pasquale
Comes with Letter of Provenance
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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