Alexander Seton & Vladimir Cherepanoff

Chalk Horse

Art Exhibition previously on in Surry Hills precinct, New South Wales, Australia. Published by anonymous on Saturday 10 November 2007. Thursday 08 November 2007 to Saturday 24 November 2007.

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Alexander Seton is one of the most exciting young sculptors in the country. Trained in traditional marble sculpting, he has turned this venerable craft to the concerns of contemporary society. Vladimir Cherepanoff's work, entitled Neo-Gothica, is inspired by the relationship between human image-making and the ornamental elements of nature.

From 8 – 24 November 2007 Chalk Horse Gallery in Surry Hills will exhibit a double level exhibition by Alexander Seton and installation work by Vladimir Cherepanoff.

Alexander Seton is one of the most exciting young sculptors in the country. Trained in traditional marble sculpting, he has turned this venerable craft to the concerns of contemporary society. Having had sell-out solo shows at Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney and Jan Murphy, Brisbane, Chalk Horse is proud to present Seton’s latest work. Following on from his metaphoric and poetic show Security Blanket in Brisbane, his recent work plays with what Sydneysiders dubbed “The Fence” – the APEC barrier. In this exhibition barriers, mannequins and toffee apples capture the carnival/police state feeling of modern Sydney.

Cherepanoff’s work, entitled Neo-Gothica, is inspired by the relationship between human image-making and the ornamental elements of nature. In Cherepanoff’s upcoming show, he will seek to illustrate the images that come into his mind in relation to the abstract forms of rocks in a cave. For Cherepanoff, the patterns that form over thousands of years on the stalactites and stalagmites of a cave are like gothic cathedrals or an intricate lace or embroidery from another time. The artist believes that natu

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