'Night Vision' | George Gittoes

Exhibition Details

27th July - 20th August 2016

OPENING NIGHT: Friday 29th July 2016, 6 - 8pm

ARTIST TALK: Saturday 30th July 2016, 11am 

              

Events at QAGOMA

MOVIE SCREENING: Saturday 30th July 2016, 1.30pm

BOOK LAUNCH: Saturday 30th July 2016, from 4pm onwards

   

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Mitchell Fine Art will host a solo exhibition of the artwork of one of Australia’s most important yet controversial artists, George Gittoes. Represented in some of Australia’s most prestigious collections this will be Gittoes first commercial exhibition in Brisbane. 

For nearly 4 decades Gittoes has documented the best and worst of some of the world’s most notorious human conflicts in Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia, Nicaragua, South Africa and Afghanistan. His artworks capture the atrocities and attacks on basic human rights and have typically reflected his social, political and humanitarian observations of man's treatment of his fellow man. His artworks are both confronting and thought provoking.

The body of work in this exhibition has been created over the past 30 years and concentrates on imagery relating to a series of unpublished novels and essays written by Gittoes. 

‘Night Vision’ opens 6pm Friday 29th July with George Gittoes in attendance

On Saturday July 30th George Gittoes will hold an artist talk from 11am at Mitchell Fine Art. Following this at the Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art there will be the launch of George's new book ‘Night Vision’ and the screening of his latest film ‘Snow Monkey’ from 1.30pm. Gittoes will also be at the screening of his movie and available for book signing. 

Acclaimed as one of Australia’s most important artists, in 2015 he was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize in recognition of his life's work in contributing to the peace making process. His work has been collected by major galleries and institutions.

  1. George Gittoes - 'Night' - 51 x 41cm Sold
    george gittoes | Night

    51 x 41cm

    oil on linen

     
  2. george gittoes | Dali the Circus Monkey

    40 x 40cm

    oil on canvas

    $4,000.00
  3. George Gittoes | Singing for the Dead

    40.5 x 30.5cm

    oil on canvas

    $2,500.00
  4. George Gittoes - Miscreants of Taliwood - Old Sufi - 51x41cm Sold
  5. George Gittoes - Metamorphosis in Gotham - 200x200cm Sold
    Metamorphosis in Gotham

    200 x 200cm

    oil on linen

     
  6. George Gittoes Art Book: Night Vision

    129 pages, 25 x 25cm

    satin finish pages

    Special Price $17.50 Regular Price $34.95
  7. George Gittoes | White Earth

    62 x 44cm

    pencil on paper

    $7,500.00
  8. George Gittoes - Old Dog - 214x138cm Sold
    Old Dog

    214 x 138cm

    oil on linen

     
  9. George Gittoes -  Night Vision Baidoa - 87x101cm Sold
    Night Vision Baidoa

    87 x 101cm

    oil on linen

     
  10. George Gittoes - Monkey Stormy Night - 61x61cm Sold
    Monkey Stormy Night

    61 x 61cm

    oil on linen

     
  11. George Gittoes | Dog Patrol Tarin Kowt

    80 x 100cm

    oil on linen

    $16,000.00
  12. George Gittoes - Fear - 87x100cm Sold
    Fear

    87 x 100cm

    oil on canvas

     
  13. George Gittoes | Night Vision

    174 x 239cm

    oil on canvas

    $90,000.00
  14. george gittoes | Self Portrait as Miscreant Spoof 6

    50 x 40cm

    oil on canvas

    $4,500.00
  15. George Gittoes | Self Portrait as Miscreant Spoof 8

    61 x 51cm

    oil on canvas

    $6,000.00
  16. George Gittoes | The Spoof

    30 x 40cm

    oil on canvas

    $4,000.00
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