Paris, Rome - Yarra’s Edge?
For anyone interested in the best of Australian art, a visit to Yarra’s Edge before June 9 is a must.
In an extraordinary exhibition, start-up Lorimer Gallery under the Array building at 100 Lorimer St has assembled an amazing collection of big names.
How does John Olsen, Howard Arkley, Tim Storrier, John Brack, Tommy Watson, John Perceval, Bill Henson, Patricia Picinnini, Rosemary Laing and Kaff-eine sound? If you intend to buy, you’ll need a fat wallet. There are plenty of zeroes in these numbers, with many of the more famous works displaying a discrete POA price-tag.
Gallery director Demian Gibbons has put Yarra’s Edge on the national art map. No wonder Mirvac wants him to turn his temporary “pop-up” enterprise into a permanent feature.
London, Paris, Rome … Yarra’s Edge? It’s got a nice ring to it and suits the classy image that the suburb likes to portray.