Scott Redford and Ed Ruscha: Gold Coast Meets West Coast
Scott Redford, Australia b.1962 | Reinhardt's instant painting #9 2008 | Synthetic polymer paint, seawater, spray can enamel and stickers on canvas with aluminium rail fixture; applied stencilled text | Purchased 2008 with funds from the Estate of Jessica Ellis through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | © The artist
Edward Ruscha, United States b.1937 | Vine intersects four other streets 2003 | Synthetic polymer paint on canvas | Purchased 2003. The Queensland Government's Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | © The artist
18 October 2013 – 23 March 2014 | Watermall, Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) | Free admission
Daily: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Scott Redford has made the iconography of the Gold Coast part of Australia’s national artistic culture, while Ed Ruscha's work memorialises late twentieth-century California. Drawing on urban and suburban landscapes — and in Redford's case on surf culture — the artists' works speak to the many intersections between art and society in postwar California and Australia.
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