Plantation #4 2002. Brigid Cole-Adams.
Brigid Cole-Adams

1938 - 2015

Plantation #4 2002

Acrylic on canvas
90 x 90 cm
Signed and titled on reverse

Exhibited: Designs on the Land, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, 2002, no. 11, illustrated in brochure; Brigid Cole Adams, Bridget McDonnell Gallery, Hampton, 2009, No. 18

In Plantation #4, 2002, the brazen pine plantations face down the eucalypts which lay gently across the landscape. The plantations fill a dense geometry that ignores watercourses and soil-poor hilltops. Their rational grids have no local reference point. This alien geometry is disconnected from the topography and evidences the dictates of distant landowners. Theirs is a short-term vision while the eucalypt, more sparsely and more sensitively placed, indicates a familiarity with the terrain developed over millennia.   - Essay excerpt by Jenny McFarlane, Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra, 2002
(refer brochure illustrated 2002)

Item #1763

Price: $4,500.00

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