Geo(il)logical visions: Kate Shaw’s astral landscapes

Posted on 28 October 2013

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Melbourne artist Kate Shaw is on fire with her latest landscape paintings – surprisingly inspired by snowy scenes encountered during her recent residency in Iceland.

Brushed, sprayed, coagulated and dripping, Shaw’s acrylic and resin palette of chemical, toxic and volcanic tones contrasts normally frigid images of Iceland’s mountains and fjords.

It’s like she’s popped the acid and gone astral travelling to utterly different chocolate boxes.

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