Mary-Louise Browne
Picturing
15 June - 9 July 2016
2016-06-15 - 2016-07-09
With characteristic wit, Mary-Louise Browne in her new exhibition Picturing continues to use text in lieu of imagery. It is a refusal of the prevalence of images and their authority over imagination today, which the printed word had yesterday and the spoken word before that. Here gilded words inscribed on white and honey onyx -- lustrous and beautiful -- call us, even seduce us, to take time to look, ponder, imagine, feel.

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Installation view
Installation view
This will not usurp and displace memory
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm
This will not usurp and displace memory
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm
This is softer more nebulous more ghostly
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm
This is softer more nebulous more ghostly
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm
This speaks more to that which is omitted than to what is included
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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This speaks more to that which is omitted than to what is included
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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There is no beginning or end it will repeat
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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There is no beginning or end it will repeat
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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This is more lasting than bronze
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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This is more lasting than bronze
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
These are errant words
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

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These are errant words
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This fits in the gap between the denotative and the connotative
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This fits in the gap between the denotative and the connotative
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
Some things take more some things give more
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
Some things take more some things give more
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This sits in between the unsaid and the aside
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This sits in between the unsaid and the aside
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This relies on a shifting experience yielded by viewing from near and afar
This relies on a shifting experience yielded by viewing from near and afar
This blends the realm of the visible with the invisible
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
This blends the realm of the visible with the invisible
2016
Mary-Louise Browne
sandblasted text on onyx and gold leaf, 300 x 400 x 20 mm

SOLD
Installation view, 1982 works
Installation view, 1982 works
She always wanted to be in the circus...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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She always wanted to be in the circus...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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It is her opinion...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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It is her opinion...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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The argument is about genius...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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The argument is about genius...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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Her understanding of the word 'art'...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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Her understanding of the word 'art'...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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She has been thinking hard...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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She has been thinking hard...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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She has been attempting...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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She has been attempting...
1982
Mary-Louise Browne
letterpress on paper

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