Jill Noble was a founding member of Roar Studios, one of Melbourne's earliest artist-run-initiatives. Conceived as a proverbial roar against the art establishment, Noble and her colleagues set about dismantling society's expectations of image-making.
In this naive landscape, Noble pictures a neighbourhood from above. The land is flattened into pillows of colour then populated by icons of rural life - a dog, tin roof house and light aircraft. At once peaceful and evocative, the work beams of Noble’s knack for composition. A process of careful editing, the ease of 'Joy Flight' betrays a deep consideration of colour, shape and content.
An esteemed artist, Noble is represented in numerous public collections including the National Gallery of Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria, as well as Artbank. She continues to exhibit widely, soothing viewers with her tranquil visions of Australian life. For fans of Roar, naive landscapes and restful art, this work is a true flight of joy.
Jill NOBLE (1962 - )
'Joy Flight' 1991
gouache on paper
Image Size: 26 x 34 cm
Dimensions: 49 x 55 x 3 cm
Signed: Signed and dated lower right: J M NOBLE 91
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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