Lawrence Carroll

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Studio Azzurro, Lawrence Carroll, Josef Koudelka at The Venice Biennale June 1st, 2013 - November 24th, 2013
Posted 6/23/13
‘Annunciation’ by Tom Estes, one of the winners of Art Venice 2013, selected by The Biennale Project for The Venice Biennale. The title of the work ‘Annunciation’ is a Biblical term which means the announcing of ‘the incarnation’ or a materialization of the unrealized in a concrete form. The work therefore relates to multiple worlds; possible, fictional or desired worlds which though different from the one we live in, directly influences our own. The Venice Biennale (Italian: Biennale... [more]
Lawrence Carroll's Corners   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Lawrence Carroll at Galerie Karsten Greve April 17th, 2010 - May 15th, 2010
Posted 5/2/10
      Still life has meant for millennia the regard of everyday items, a contemplation of the everyday, of space, of time. You can see evidence of our fascination with plucked or found objects as far back as the frescoes of ancient Rome, with their now-faded bowls of pomegranates and lemons. In the modern era, the form evolved from the vibrant arrangements of the 17th-century Dutch artist Jan Davidsz de Heem, in which you sense the exhalation of life on the abundance of dewy dying fronds and... [more]
Lawrence Carroll: Recording Material History   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Lawrence Carroll at Buchmann Galerie November 20th, 2009 - January 16th, 2010
Posted 11/29/09
    The art of Australian born Lawrence Carroll records the material history of his environment. His paintings, created with recycled refuse, wood, paint, canvas, dust and ice, contain memory and knowledge within its materials. The large scale Dust Painting for example, created in situ, was made with dust gathered from the artist's Venice studio. In order to be able to “paint” with the material, Carroll covered the gallery wall with glue and then generated a cloud of dust that stuck onto it.... [more]