Artists

New Work

New Work

10/08/2021 to 5/09/2021

Liam Gerrard’s latest exhibition offers a contemporary take on the 17th century still life vanitas which served to remind the viewer of the fragility and transcience of life.

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Cruel Bloom II

Cruel Bloom II

14/07/2020 to 9/08/2020

Liam Gerrard’s drawings lie in continual juxtaposition; ominous and familiar, terrifying but beautiful, wild yet meticulously captured on paper. Gerrard’s ability to both entice and disturb at once has continually informed the artist’s practice.

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Cruel Bloom

Cruel Bloom

11/06/2019 to 1/07/2019

Liam Gerrard’s drawings lie in continual juxtaposition; ominous and familiar, terrifying but beautiful, wild yet meticulously captured on paper. Gerrard’s ability to both entice and disturb at once has continually informed the artist’s practice.

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Works $1500 and Under

Works $1500 and Under

10/12/2018 to 31/01/2019

To help Santa with his holiday shopping this year, we've put together a curated wish list of works $1,500 and under. This includes some one-off studies, limited edition prints and paintings that we have not shown in the gallery before, alongside some of our well known favourites!

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Full Bleed

Full Bleed

20/03/2018 to 8/04/2018

There is something afoot … head, tooth and nail, in the work of Liam Gerrard. Beautiful, brutal, and unflinching visages arise out of black dust, taking form through lost rituals of conjuring. With deft and sensitive acuity Gerrard calls forth visions which unveil subject matter that communes and conspires in tightly bound references and loosely flayed allusions.

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Soil and Salt

Soil and Salt

7/03/2017 to 26/03/2017

Liam Gerrard’s latest exhibition showcases his exceptional talent for depicting the fantastical and the morbid. Drawing from fable, music, cultural history, natural biology and preternatural curiosities, Gerrard creates a world of his own imagining.

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New Work

New Work

15/03/2016 to 3/04/2016

Liam Gerrard is a universal image maker. His drawings hold within them an entire possibility, both of the familiar and the utterly unknown. He draws upon a visual language that is ordinary, almost to the point of banality. Until you look closer. Floral arrangements hold dark secrets, fabled creatures are contextualised into a modern dialogue, and the repugnant turns sweet. Gerrard is an alchemist, forever transforming commonality into something precious, and sometimes inherently sinister.

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New Work

New Work

3/11/2015 to 15/11/2015

Liam Gerrard is a universal image maker. His drawings hold within them an entire possibility, both of the familiar and the utterly unknown. He draws upon a visual language that is ordinary, almost to the point of banality. Until you look closer. Floral arrangements hold dark secrets, fabled creatures are contextualised into a modern dialogue, and the repugnant turns sweet. Gerrard is an alchemist, forever transforming commonality into something precious, and sometimes inherently sinister.

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New Work

New Work

17/02/2015 to 8/03/2015

The line that first comes to mind when I view the work of Liam Gerrard is a well-worn Hollywood quotation, ‘You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!’ as uttered by an indignant Jack Nicholson in the film A Few Good Men (1992). Gerrard presents a realism that spits a similar sentiment. He apprehends our desire to ‘perve’ at aesthetically beautiful things and people by giving us a few truths we may struggle to look at; ugliness executed with absolute beauty. The artist presents immaculately crafted drawings and leaves us to our own eisegesis.

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New Work

New Work

25/03/2014 to 6/04/2014

Liam Gerrard's image-making strategy cleverly creates absolute perfection. But his intent is to taint perfection in ways we can’t quite finger. He underpins beauty and death through a marriage of Gothic darkness and pop-icon stellar-brightness that totally munts up the readings of his extensive visual vocabulary.

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New Work

New Work

13/02/2013 to 9/03/2013

New large-scale charcoal works from Liam Gerrard demonstrate the artist’s continued scrutiny of startling subjects; employing humour, pastiche and irreverence to construct confronting images and assemblages.

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New Work

New Work

3/07/2012 to 15/07/2012

Liam Gerrard takes subjects from the fringe of modern society and throws them under a harsh spotlight. In his monumentally-scaled realistic charcoal portraits, every feature and flaw is exposed, no matter how unflattering or malignant. Through this process, Gerrard is able to call attention to the buried absurdities of contemporary and historical conceptions of beauty.

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New Work

New Work

17/05/2011 to 29/05/2011

Liam Gerrard takes subjects from the fringe of modern society and throws them under a harsh spotlight. In his monumentally-scaled realistic portraits, every feature and flaw is exposed, no matter how unflattering or malignant.

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