Stewart Merrett’s work is an unabashed celebration of life. Whether sun-soaked open seas or the delights of domestic life, his vision evades, in his words, being overly “intimidating, precious or intellectual”.
‘Zebrasses’ iis a cheeky triumph of composition. In his joie de vivre style, Merrett captures a dazzle of Zebras. The artist, an accomplished textile designer, emphasises the Zebra’s stripes, turning them into the best dressed horses in show.
Across his career, Merrett won acclaim for his textile art and screenprints. He created murals for master architect I.M. Pei, the Hilton and casinos in Darwin and Alice Springs, taking inspiration from everywhere: the garden, Japanese and Chinese design and his life in Melbourne society. He is represented in numerous corporate, private and public collections, including at the National Gallery of Victoria.
For fans of Merrett and the 1980s aesthetic, ‘Zebrasses’ is a find that will never change its stripes.
Stewart MERRETT (1943 - 2020)
screenprint on paper
Edition of 90
Image Size: 80 x 121 cm
Dimensions: 80 x 121 cm
Signed: Signed Stewart Merrett and dated on Lower Right
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
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