Known for his irreverent and exuberant style, David Larwill made his artistic debut as a founding member of Roar Studios. Among Melbournes earliest artist-run-initiatives, this studio pioneered raw, primitive and intuitive art – acting as a proverbial roar against the art establishment.
In ‘Study for ‘Hot Day’’, Larwill’s artistic process unfurls. Despite the appearance of spontaneity, this is the result of a considered mind. Featuring birds, cars, crowns and children, behold this shining neighbourhood cacophony. It is childlike yet cool, harmonic and purposefully idiosyncratic.
Larwill's work is represented in most regional and state collections including at the National Gallery of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia. This is an energetic image by one of Australias foremost artists, whose vision for art and life continues to resonant with our inner rebel. For collectors of black and white imagery and fans of Larwill and expressionism, seek shade in this cool ‘Study for Hot Day’.
David LARWILL (1956 - 2011)
'Study for ‘Hot Day’' 1999
Chinagraph on acetate transfer paper
Image Size: 70 x 50 cm
Dimensions: 90 x 70 x 3 cm
Comes with Letter of Provenance
The present work is a preparatory study for an eponymous screen print, published in 1999.
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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