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Oil paint on linen diptych

Historical information

This painting was acquired from Paul Uhlmann's Artist in Residence exhibition at the Fremantle Art Centre titled; to hear the language of birds, 2009



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125 cm
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46 cm
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Fremantle based WA artist Paul Uhlmann was Artist in Residence at the Fremantle Arts Centre for six months in 2009. The resulting exhibition at FAC; to hear the language of birds, was partly a study of movement and meditation upon fresco technique and the imagery of Giotto’s St Francis’ Sermon to the Birds. Uhlmann’s diptych above 2009 is a quiet yet dazzling representation of an azure space, flecked with a sequence of moments of birds in flight, set across two paintings.

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Western Australia
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City of Fremantle Art Collection

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Paul Uhlmann, Above, 2009, oil paint on linen diptych

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