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Art, Walks and Talks

Bartley + Company Art Presents ‘Contemporary visual mythologist’ Roger Mortimer in conversation with curator Linda Tyler

Thursday 7 September
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sydney Contemporary ticket holders
Location: Bartley + Company Art, Booth A04
RSVP Essential: Alison Bartley, alison@bartleyandcompanyart.co.nz

Roger Mortimer has been described as a contemporary visual mythologist. In his paintings beauty and barbarity combine as he grapples with the timelessness of the big issues of history and humanity. Medieval graphic imagery, set on a backdrop of marine charts, resonates powerfully with contemporary global issues and turmoil to suggest both psychological and political readings.

Come and hear Linda Tyler, art historian and the co-curator of Roger’s 2017 survey exhibition, discuss his distinctive work with him, followed by questions and a glass of wine.

Image: Approaches to Taranaki, watercolour and gold dust on canvas, 700mm x 750mm, courtesy of Bartley + Company Art, Wellington