Leon Golub: Mercenaries II and Napalm Gates
Until Sat Oct 26 2013
Photo: Todd-White Art Photography. Courtesy Anthony Reynolds
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Sep 16 2013
Golub was known for hacking his canvases up, creating a physical act of violence that ultimately imbued his work with a deeper resonance. The downstairs gallery features collaged sections of earthy and bloody coloured canvases that form looming gates whilst upstairs four segments from one his large-scale paintings are hung to eerie affect. A powerful response to questionable political and military actions in Vietnam by a painter shunned for many years by the American establishment.